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Power Problem I have purchased a Frigidaire FRT8G7HWO. THe problem I have is once i turn it on n set the temp dial, the fridge will begin working n coolin to that level. However, once that level is reached, the fridge will stop cooling which will result in it gettin back to room temperature. If i move the dial after, the fridge will quickly start working again, only to shortly after stop. Any suggestions what this could be and what i can do to fix this?

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You will certainly have to replace the thermostat. Typical problem is once temp. is reached, it takes forever to come on.

Posted on Jul 02, 2012

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SOURCE: my Frigidaire side-by-side fridge (model:

1. Check and clean the condenser where system heat is transfered to the air. Located in back behind removable panel, after cleaning make sure you re-install the panel for proper air circulation.

2. Check the back wall of the freezer for ice or frost. If you have frost buildup on the back wall you have a defrost system problem. This would be lated to the timer, heaters, or defrost thermostat.

Posted on Jun 03, 2008

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