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Fridge of Fridge/Freezer keeps freezing contents.

Fridge part of the fridge/freezer keeps freezing all of the contents. Freezer working as normal.

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  • smartwt Nov 04, 2007

    I have the same problem. There a square in the temperature display.

  • Anonymous Nov 16, 2007

    I have the same problem. Even with the temp set to the 'warmest' it will go. It happens a lot when we go away for the weekend and the fridge is not opened. Freezes everything. Really annoying.

  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2007

    Same problem,fridge freezes vegetables. Its a frost free fridge freezer.HOTPOINT FUTURE FFS70S please help if possible.

  • Pwog Feb 07, 2008

    I have the control turned to the lowest setting, yet the produce is still freezing. The frig is not that old, maybe 4 years. It has been doing this for the past year or so.

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2008

    me too....whats the deal?

  • dawney62 May 23, 2008

    I have a hoover frost free Aclass fridge freezer and the fridge section keeps freezing up.

  • Rexy1 Jul 20, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem. Any ideas on how to fix this problem would be appreciated.

  • Jane Smith Aug 17, 2008

    fridge part freezing all contents. freezer working fine. temp same in freezer as it is in fridge. temp control already changed. worked for a few days back again!

  • clarkey2004 Sep 24, 2008

    I have a hotpoint ffa70 and my fridge part keeps freezing up and is ruining the contents, please help me soooo much foods keeps on getting wasted!

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    daewoo fridge freezer not freezing at top

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    I have a 20.0 cf frostless fefri./freezere model #HMG50103 and it has quit freezing and keeping cold any thoughts

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    freezer is not freezing fridge is operational

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    fridge freezer model ff220

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    at all can you help

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Freezer not working only installed today

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Freezer not working only installed today

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Brand new american fridge frezzer freezer not freezing up

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All the food going to ice temperture at 2

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Turn of fridge for 24 hrs, most likely damper assy is blocked with ice

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I just had my compressor replaced on my Fridgemaster fridge freezer and the thermostat replaced and the fridge still freezing up. what can I do next?

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There is a thermostat in the fridge area of your fridge/freezer, get your model number and look up your fridge and find the part you need and replace it.

Posted on Feb 21, 2013

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Many residential refrigerator / freezers are designed to work at temperature considerably above above freezing. Most modern refrigerator / freezer have a single electric thermostat - located in the fresh food compartment. This lone thermostat will control the compressor to keep the fridge (fresh food) section at the desired temperature (usually between 34 - 38 degrees F). The freezer will get colder regardless of how cold it is already whenever the fridge thermostat turns the compressor on.

Now that you see how the thermostat works, let's look at what happens when the fridge is placed in an unheated space - like a garage. In winter time, the temperature can drop considerably below 38 degrees. If the outdoor temperature remains cold enough, for long enough - it will affect the thermostat in the fridge. The temperature inside the fridge could drop below 38 degrees, preventing the thermostat from telling the compressor to turn on. Meanwhile, the temperature in the freezer compartment slowly rises from the normal -10 to 0 F degrees. It will continue to rise until it is the same temperature as the fresh food compartment or until the thermostat in the fresh food compartment tells the compressor to turn on again. This means the freezer contents will thaw.

If the temperature in the garage is even in the 40 to 50 degree range, the loss of cold in the fridge may not happen often enough to keep the compressor coming on often enough to keep some freezer items frozen solid - such as ice cream. Remember, water freezes at 32 degrees F, other products may require lower temperatures to remain frozen, and could thaw at 28 or other temperature.

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The contents of the refrigerator freeze even on low settings


One of the most common problems with freezers is their tendency to build up a thick level of frost and ice that can disrupt performance. The ice can form on the hoses and cause the fan to freeze up. While you want the freezer to be cold, too much ice is not good for the freezer or the food inside it. There are multiple reasons a freezer could start to develop frost buildup.

Freezer Overstocked
Frost can build up in the freezer if there are too many items inside of it. Air cannot properly circulate around the freezer, so the areas with the sitting cold air can freeze the moisture. Frost continues to build up and accumulate, which then allows it to spread. If food is stocked up near the fan, cold air can't get past it, and the fan itself could develop frost to the point where it freezes and stops working entirely. This can be prevented by not overstocking the freezer and by evenly distributing food throughout.

Temperature Setting Too Low
The freezer should have a thermostat that regulates how cold it gets. If the temperature is set at too low of a setting, the freezer kicks into high gear, the air freezes outright and frost quickly builds up. Adjusting the thermostat to a higher temperature or level can counteract this problem, but you may need to de-thaw the freezer to eliminate the frost that has already built up inside.

Keeping the Fridge Door Open
Many people keep their fridge door open for extended periods of time while they examine the contents inside to see what they want to eat. This can contribute to frost buildup in the freezer, because the fridge is taking in a lot of warm air during this process and the fan pushes it up into the freezer. The moisture in that air is then quickly frozen, and ice can build up substantially as a result. The longer the fridge door is held open, the more likely this can occur, so the best solution is to only keep the fridge open for short intervals and then to not open the door again for a while.
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hello. this is a common problem. The thermostat for a refrigerator/freezer is in the refrigerator part. Normally the refrigerator is kept at around 40 degrees. The compressor turns on as required to maintain this tempearture. The evaporator coils are concentrated in the freezer side, so that the freezer stays at around 0 degrees while the fridge side is held at 40.

If the ambient temp is around 25 degrees, the refrigerator compartment will get below the setpoint of 40 degrees, and gradually continue down towards 25 degrees. The compressor will not have to run at all to maintain this. In fact, the compressor is designed not to run, once the refrigerator compartment gets below the setpoint, for fear of freezing the contents of the fridge.

The lack of circulating refrigerant due to the non-running compressor means that the freezer compartment will gradually warm up to 25 degrees.

If the unit were just a freezer, it would work fine in the unheated garage. If it were just a refrigerator, it would not run in these conditions, and the contents would eventually freeze, but it is otherwise OK.

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