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Items sometimes freeze on refrigerator side of unit - model GSS25LGMA

Even though we have the temp on the refrigerator side set at 1 it freezes food. All else seems to work - freezer side and ice maker. We can't seem to get refrigerator side to maintain a cool temp without freezing some items.


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Re: Items sometimes freeze on refrigerator side of unit -...

It is most likely a bad damper motor.  This is where the cool air comes out into the fridge section.  On this model it is a fairly common problem and comes a whole assembly.  The part # is WR49X10091 and will cost anywhere from $100 to $122.  Knowing this model I would bet this is your problem.  If the damper is bad and stuck open cold air will just keep blowing in.  It is suppose to open and close based on the temp setting.  Let me know if you have any other questions.

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