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Sanyo SR-4912M 4.9 cu ft refrig temp problems

New 10 days ago. Can not adjust to run below low 40's F without freezing.

Are they all like this or should I try replacing the thermostat?

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  • macx Apr 17, 2008

    I've come to that conclusion - I would rather have replaced
    the thermostat but Best Buy couldn't order one.

    Now I've got to empty it out, tape all the shelves back in place,
    box it up, and drive nearly 100 mile round trip to exchange it.
    Real PITA when I'm working 6x12's nite shift.

    And of course have already lost ~$100 worth of food.
    Oh, well.

    Tried to find an American brand but nothing in that size
    range available. That's what comes from so many people
    buying imported goods - and no jobs for Americans making goods for American consumers like it used to be 20 yrs ago.
    And I think this country as a whole was MUCH better off
    then - many more people working decent jobs.

    I have already called and made those arrangements.

    Thanks!


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Greetings macx,

The average refrigerator temperature is between 35 & 38 degrees. The maximum temperature a refrigerator can be before bacteria begins to grow is 39 degrees. It would be my recommendation to exchange this unit if you can at your local retailer. If this was purchased at Best Buy, you have a 30 day return/exchange policy on this item with no restocking fee.

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