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Freezer works as usual. refrigerator food area not working.

Refrigerator is approx 10 years old and has worked fine until this am. I found door open this morning..no idea how long it was open through the nite. I checked the vents and coils and vacuumed. Front vent was almost plugged not alowing air to flow.

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If you have another fridge you can put the food in it and leave this fridge unplugged and just let it melt out overnight or melt out the air vents with a hair dryer.empty the freezer,remove the back inside wall and melt everything out and clean the ice off of the packages,you should have no problems with the fridge after that.common problem with kids.

Posted on May 31, 2010

  • Sal DeAngelo May 31, 2010

    be careful with the heat in the vent areas,you could damage the plastic and the styrofoam in these areas

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