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Food freezing in the refrigerator side

The recommended setting in 37 degrees for the refrigerator, but if i leave it to that food freezes, especially in the back of the refrigertor. I have set the setting to 40 now but not sure if i should put it back to the recommended setting.

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Re: food freezing in the refrigerator side

Hi! you already the solution of the food freezing problem.the cause was occurs because the thermostat was not duly recommended for calibration.

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What should the temperature inside the refrigerator be, I have it set at 37

On the fresh food side you have it set at the proper temperature. Most thermostats have a scale from 1 to 7 or 9. If you set the thermostat at 5 this equates to about 37 degrees. Thermostat do lose sensitivity after a while and need to be replaces. The switch inside the thermostat wears out and the sensing bulb sometimes loses the fluid inside the sensor and the thermostat stops controlling temperature. So sounds like you have it set properly.

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Side by Side ModelsIf foods, such as fruits and vegetables, in the refrigerator are freezing, it can be caused by several things. First, check the controls. They should be set at "C" and "5" or "5" and "5". The proper fresh food temperature is between 38 and 42 degrees Fahrenheit. The freezer should be between 0 and 8 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • If food in the bottom of the refrigerator is freezing, this could be caused by a refrigerator not having enough food to absorb the cold air.
  • If food in the door is freezing, move the door bins up or down so they are one notch away from freezer vents (Side by Side models only).
  • The fresh food control should be at the normal setting of 5.
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First, check the controls. They should be set at "C" and "5" or "5" and "5". The proper fresh food temperature is between 38 and 42 degrees Fahrenehit. The freezer should be between 0 and 8 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Since the cold air coming into the fresh food section originates in the freezer above, the rear of the top shelf will be the coldest spot in the fresh food area. Avoid placing delicate items that freeze easily on the back half of this shelf.
  • If food is freezing in the produce (fruits and vegetables) or meat pan, it may be that the temperature controls are not set high enough. Since cold air naturally falls, the pans can get too cold if the refrigerator is not running long enough to maintain good air circulation. Adjust both controls up one notch.

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Sometimes when the refrigerator temp is 37* some of the food will get frozen.

Your thermostat is faulty. The vegetables cannot freeze at 37 degrees. It will not freeze until it's at 32 degrees. The sensor is wrong as it is impossible to freeze anywhere above 32.

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Hotpoint fridge freezer freezer ok but fridge not working temp is always 21 degrees tried to set to 4 degrees but just keeps going to 21 freezer is fine -22 degrees

Merv -

Most manufacturer's fridges are designed for 34 degrees F in the fresh food compartment and 0 degrees F in the freezer compartment. Setting the fresh food compartment to a value lower than 32 degrees will freeze any moisture in foods, fruits and vegetables and freeze water in juices and other beverages resulting in broken containers, exploding cans, etc.

What you need is another freezer. Trying to convert a refrigerator into a freezer is going to be very difficult - especially without ruining it.

Good luck!

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Refrigerator is too cold (28 degrees)

this is likely one of the thermistors on the fresh food side has failed. They are usually located under a small cover inside the fridge. They should have a reading of 15.5k-16.5k ohms at 72 degrees. They are easy to check and replace. Here is a link that should help. You can also enter your model # for diagrams and illustrations of your specific model.

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Produce is freezing in refrigerator

might need thermostat replaced. use thermometer at different thermo settings to see if any changes

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Fresh food side too warm

Refrigerator 40 F or lower is the recommended refrigerator temperature to slow bacterial growth and maintain quality. Freezing occurs at 32 F; adjust refrigerator accordingly between 32 F and 40 F to prevent unwanted freezing, such as freezing milk.

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Ge Fridge freezing in fridge area

The freezer should be set to 0 degrees and the fridge 37 degrees according to the manual. If your unit has only numbers then it would number 4 or 5 for the freezer and 6 or 7 for the fridge.

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Food freezing in refrigerator.

I have a side by side GE Refrigerator only about 4 years old, the setting on the Refrigerator is set at 37 degrees but it continues to go to 20 degrees and freezing my vegtables. Help.

PS - i did vacumn the back filter a week ago with no help.

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