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Frigidaire is freezing everything

I've already had this lousy fridge fixed once costing me 160.00 Dollars and the same thing is wrong with it again 6 months later and now my food is freezing inside the refrigerator. Is there a permanent fix for this ice box or a recall to fix what keeps going out on it?

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  • Anonymous May 12, 2008

    my fridge keeps freezing

  • Firedogs Jun 10, 2008

    I have the same problem was this customer

  • wisenor Jul 25, 2008

    Hi there- I have a Fridgedaire side by side FRS26HF5AW4 purchased 2002. Woke up this morning to frozen milk, veggies....please advise. Is there simple part I can replace? Thank you in advance for your response.I have turned down the temperture control.

  • djsimon Aug 06, 2008

    Refrigerator is freezing and replaced the cold control once already

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Yea the proper fix for the machine is a control assy part number is 5303918283 this is the complete kit.
sounds like that they just replaced one of the parts in the kit
this is the factory proper fix

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The way you've stated your problem is confusing? The temperature is the freezer should be 5 degrees F or below, preferably at 0 degrees F. The refrigerator side should be anywhere from 34 - 38 degrees F, What exactly is the problem your having, fresh food not cooling but freezer works ok?

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You mention 'or as your website suggests', you know we are not Frigidaire or anything to do with the retailer? We are Fixya, people just like you, helping others. I am a caterer, and just happen to know about fridges. I get them repaired professionally, but always ask for a full explanation of what went wrong. We recently had a sandwich storage fridge that was freezing food, and it was the thermostat that needed replacing.

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Due to the damage this freezing is causing with your water and filter, I would suggest you call a service engineer and get it fixed professionally as you will be swapping out parts that are fine. Correct diagnosis is the key, and they will also check the gas pressure at the same time. Consumers can't work with refrigerant gas, it is *******.

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