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Warm fridge Hey there,yesterday we noticed that the things in the fridge weren't as cold as they should be and this morning the frozen foods are soft.turned down the settings about 12 hours ago. this is a side by side kenmore that was in the house when we moved in and the house was built in 1994.should we start shopping for something energy star? should we even try to fix this?any ideas?Marjorie

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Fifteen years old.  Unless you are a fix-it fanatic like me and have lots of time to tinker (and like soft ice cream), it is probably time to replace it.

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