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The freezer temp is fine but the fridg temp is 50 degrees. It will not get colder than that. I have left it off for 24 hours to defrost and turned it back on and this did not solve the problem.

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  • janicebclark Sep 11, 2009

    I have turned off the fridg for 24 hours on 2 different occasions. I have had 5 service calls so far and it is still too warm in the fridg. I have had the fan and motor replaced, seals, condensor checked,defrost timer replaced,thermostat and drain heater installed. Adjusting the temp in the fridg makes no difference it is running at 50 degrees. The freezer is working fine. Any other ideas other than junk it? It is 10 years old.

  • janicebclark Sep 20, 2009

    After changing the damper that fixed the temp issue. It runs fine now a little on the cold side but within normal limits. Thanks!

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The fridge gets its cold air from the freezer through a vent(damper) between the freezer and fridge.The fan in the freezer blows air through it.(make sure this fan is running. Hold the door switch in in order to check it while looking in the freezer.) There is a flap you adjust with the fridge temp. control. Make sure it's opening and closing when you adjust the fridge temp.
The problem could be the electronic control if you have one or the mechanical linkages.

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Try moving the temp around,then if you tryed that already then defrost your frige turn off completly for one day if that dont fix it check if switch is working,last thing is the change the compressor

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