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Fridge doesn't get cold enough

The freezer seems to work fine; I used a brush under to clean it but the fridge still not get cold enough. It registers 50 on thermometer.

the fridge started warming up but the freezer was fine. i took the freezer panels off & it was iced up. i manually defrosted the freezer & all worked fine for about 5 days so i manually defrosted the freezer again & fitted a new defrost timer but i still don't think its working.my mate mucked around with the freezer thermostat setting.could this be the problem?

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  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2008

    dose not make enough ice

  • Adamlalli Jul 19, 2008

    Refrigerator worked fine for about a week, then kept everything at "just-above roomtemp".

    Is there any well-known problems with the temperature control switch, thermostat , or timer. The compressor seems to run fine, but maybe not long enough.

    Also, I purchased this item at a "Wholesale Warehouse.
    Does this effect the product's quality control or warranty?



  • kclebuster Nov 27, 2008

    freezer works fine fridge wont get cold.could it be my motor and if so which motor,it is a kenmore side by side

  • pernell96 May 11, 2010

    model# : GSS25LGMB BB

    HOW DO I SET IT TO DEFROST?


  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    The freezer is starting to defrost and the fridge is not very cold. It is a side by side fridge freezer

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    appears to be stuck in defrost mode too much

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    Hi I have a LG Fridge serial no 807INVMOO687 and am trying to find a manual. The problem I have is that the freezer and fridge don't seem cold enough I have tried turning the settings up but no good .

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    freezere not defrosting

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This could very well be the problem if the coil is iced over. I replace my defrost components and now they work fine. My fridge just doesnt run long enough to keep the fresh foods cold. I have manually diverted more air to the refrigerator side in order to get it down to around 37 degrees. As soon as it reaches around 37 or 38 it will cut off and go into defrost. Box will stay off a long period and the refrigerator temp will climb to over 50 degrees. It is a junk *** Maytag MZD2766GEW

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You have either a Defrost heater / a defrost timer/ or a defrost bi-metal that is bad. if you post your model # i can look it up and show you how to set it into defrost to see if the heaters are ok
Since you replaced the timer already that leaves two things you need to check set it into defrost if you know how and remove the panel in the back wall of the freezer you should see the heater(s) are on if not check pwr 120vac at the heaters if 0 volts the bi-metal is bad

Posted on Feb 22, 2008

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