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Chilling Fault The freezer works fine all the time, however the fridge works for about a week and then stops working. Then after 4 days starts working again? Any ideas, its getting to be a real pain.

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Re: Chilling Fault

You are probably frozen up which causes the fan to freeze up. Thoroughly defrost the unit...if necessary, stop it for a day or more until all the ice melts. Restart. Cut down on 'window shopping', storing uncovered liquids. Check the door gaskets, clean if necessary or replace.

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