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The frigerator and freezer are not getting cold enough.

I have a Frigidaire FRS26ZGGW4 side by side refrigerator. The frigerator and freezer are not getting cold enough. I have vacuumed the coils and let refrigerator run overnight, but still have not solved the problem. I also had no luck in locating a graphic diagram for locating parts to troubleshoot for my model

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It sounds as if your unit is low on freon.You will need to have a quailfied repair person to refill.

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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