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Top part not cooling

Does the fan in the freezer also push the cold air into the ref section or does it have a seperate fan. The fan in the freezer is blowing cold air is it possiable the defrost element has let frost build up in the duct to the ref section?

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  • James Coley May 04, 2010

    There is no air exiting from the vent in the top section repeat no air

  • James Coley May 04, 2010

    So I dont have to do trial and error are the small numbers colder or warmer in the freezer? In the ref section do lower or hgher numbers lower the temp?

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This is most likely what has happened,yes the freezer pushes the air into the fridge compartment,if the freezer control is up to a cold setting,this could be the problem,turn the freezer compartment down to a warmer setting,this will not effect the temp in the freezer,but it will deflect the cold air to the fridge compartment,then adjust the thermostat in the fridge compartment to a colder point,this is the true thermostat for the unit.

Posted on May 04, 2010

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  • Ronny Bennett Sr.
    Ronny Bennett Sr. May 04, 2010

    You have ice blocking it,so the coils are iced over,I would unplug it,and deice it,if you can take apart the inside of the freeing unit,you will be able to tell,most likely the drain under the coils has iced over,they clogged up with debris,and then the ice can not drain after being melted,then it builds up and this happens,clean the ice out of the drain with hot water,there will be a mess,then blow threw the drain with air pressure,then reassemble and adjust everything like I mentioned,and see what happens.

  • Ronny Bennett Sr.
    Ronny Bennett Sr. May 04, 2010

    The freezer does not adjust temp,it just deflects the air to the fridge,the lower,or warmer setting means that the colder air will be deverted to the fridge,but the freezer will not be affected,but it will make the fridge colder,then the adjustment to the temp thermostat will keep the compressor on longer making the whole unit colder.

  • Ronny Bennett Sr.
    Ronny Bennett Sr. May 04, 2010

    I would go in and fix the problem,then set the settings after you put it back together,with no air flow,the coils are froze over.

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