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Whirlpool 18 m 50/50 tempereture settings

Whirlpool 18 m 50/50 integrated fridge with temperature settings from 0.5 - 5. Which side increases the temperature of the fridge and which side decreases it?

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SOURCE: whirlpool side by side fridge freezer s20-d rbb32 a/g

Either there is a loose connection at that board or in the plug where the wiring goes into the door (should be at top or bottom door hinge). If all connections are tight then replace the board. Not sure how old this unit is but it does come with a one yr warranty from date of purchase.

Posted on Oct 08, 2007

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You should have 2 dials one is the thermostat when you set it all the way one direction it will shut you refrigerator off. Turn it back to about the middle if there are no numbers. The other dial is the air damper between the freezer and the refrigerator. The fan circulates the air through refrigerator by this damper. If you open this open to much your food in the refrigeration section will freeze. Close it back to about 2 that will give you a colder freezer and should be about right for the refrigeration section.

Posted on May 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Frigidaire side by side - fridge side temp too low

It sounds as though your thermostat is not cycling your compressor off causing it to run until the point of freezing. If you sit and listen, you will hear it hum. If it never stops humming, 9 times out of 10, the power outage shorted your thermostat.

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

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SOURCE: Belling Bi60 Integrated fridge freezer (fridge) not working

I also have probs with Belling Bi 60 less than 3 yrs old...already had
enginneer out & paid......now fridge aint cooling showing H
its frost free and this may be too sensitive ??
tried unplugging no Go

wont buy Belling again

Posted on May 19, 2010

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SOURCE: sub zero 532. freezer works fine --0 degrees.

check the fan that runs between the freezer and the fridge --check fan for ice blockage -debris-or damage / clean or clear blockage --if not running test wiring and connections as well as motor /repair or replace //also check fan damper is not frozen or blocked its flap that opens and closes for air to flow //----ur fridge side is cooled from the the freezer side the cold air is blown in from the freezer if fan or damper is not working correctly than fridge is usually warm and freezer is working properly

Posted on Jun 28, 2010

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What temperature should a refrigerator be


there are different levels they do not indicate temperature but level 4 I find is the best setting .If you have a side vy side It helps to keep the freezer well stocked .this increases the temperature for the fridge side.

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What shld settings be as food is freezing in fridge it has side by side knobs saying colder mid less cold it is a westinghouse fan forced frost free freestyle unit


The settings are "relative". Someone with this fridge in Montana may need to run the same fridge with different settings than someone in Texas to get the same temperatures.

Many manufacturers recommend that the fresh food compartment should be 34 degrees F, and the freezer -10 to 0 degrees F. To set this properly, place a thermometer in the freezer (that can display temperatures as low as the desired temperature). Adjust the thermometer for the correct freezer temperature before going on to the fridge. A fully stocked freezer could take 12 hours or more for temperatures to stabilize after making changes to the thermostat. Once the -10 to 0 degree temperature has been achieved, set the fresh food compartment temperature.

Place a thermometer (that can display below freezing) in a 6 (or so) oz flexible plastic cup of water and place on a shelf in the fridge. A glass of water could break if the temperature gets below 32 degrees if the water turns to ice. The water acts as a buffer to rapidly changing temperatures when the door is opened to read the thermometer. If the fridge is "full", allow 24 hours for the temperature to stabilize before making changes.

If the fridge and freezer are empty, changes may be seen in just a few hours or less. Otherwise, wait the 12 / 24 hours for the freezer / fridge compartments.

I hope this helps and good luck!

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Refrigerator need to be program after installing CNTRL =ELEC P/N WPL w10310240 model # G15FSAXVYOO S/N KW4406211 I' am losing everything in my (FRIDGE) did'nt find anything with part relative...


The temperatures are set when it leaves the factory (0 Deg F Freezer & 38 Deg F Fridge) and it should be left for 24 hours after installation before putting any food inside to allow it reach these temperatures.

Once the unit has been connected for 24 hours then the temperature can be changed by 1 Deg at a time but should be left again for 24 hours between each change to allow the temperature to stabilize.

The only thing I can sugest you try if you've already got food n it is to activate the Fast Cool which will run for 2 Hours.

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We purchased the fridge in Jan a '11, today the freezer was not as cold as it should have been to the point the ice cream was soft. According to the manual, I increased the temp from 4 to 5. Since then...


The fan should run cotinously until either the temperature is satisfied or the unit goes into defrost.
Changing from 4 to 5 is not a way to determine the temperature, rather you should use a good thermometer. Look for 0*F.-5*F.

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New whirlpool refrig. freezer ok at 0 but refrig


The freezer get the first crack at cooling and combination units have a fan and adjustable vents to steal some of the cooling capacity for the refrigerator. The vent are normally located in the back of the refrigerator compartment and with these, you can balance the cooling capacity between freezer and fridge. I recommend you swap your thermometer back and forth until you get the balance you want; typically the freezer should be at 5 degrees F or below and the fridge at 35-40 degrees F. Adjusting the control for temperature and having the vents set to supply the cold air you want in each compartment should give you the range you want in each.

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Side by side: freezer temperature fine, fridge too warm


sounds like your auto defrost isn't working. my maytag does same thing. the cooling core in the freezer is probably iced up. when it becomes solid ice no air(or very little) can pass by, leading to too little cold air reaching the fridge. you can try to cycle the temp levers(usually doesn't work) you can manually defrost the freezer. pull the cover off the back(inside freezer) and use a blow dryer. not sure how much parts are for whirlpool. hopefully this is just a one time thing. there are tests you can find to check some of the parts.like the heat element for the defroster, just search for the tests.

Jul 30, 2009 | Whirlpool Refrigerators

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Help! My GE Profile Arctica runs 24 hours a day...sounds like a fan. It stops when either door is opened, then starts as soon as the door closes. The temps on either side are higher than what they are set...


It is normal operation for ARTICA fans to run continuosly except when the door is open. If the door remains open for 3 minutes the fans will run anyway.
The temperature will vary about 6 -8 degrees from the selected temperature. The temperature will increase during a defrost cycle.
I do not believe you have a problem.

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Controls for the fridge on the side by side fridge freezer


If you have digital controls and if it works like a Kitchenaid you push and hold the increase temperature button.

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looks like operating normally...

the fridge as it reaches it's temperature shuts the compressor off and then after a few minutes..the fridge would increase temperature again and would turn back the compressor again.

its the thermostat which is cutting on and off the compressor.

and i think it is normal. based on the temperatures that you indicated..it is cooling very well..0 F in the freezer and 40 in the refrigerator... that's good.

drcool



Nov 06, 2008 | Whirlpool Refrigerators

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MY FREEZER IS GETTING TOO COLD AND THE FRIDGE IS NOT GETTING COLD AT ALL


In most refrigerator freezers, the refrigerator gets its cold from the freezer. The evaporator fan circulates air over the coils in the freezer and cold air circulates into the refrigerator through vents. If the vents are blocked or closed, then the fridge will not get cold enough but the freezer will. If neither is cold enough, then the number of possibilities increases.
Lowering the freezer temperature will increase the cooling cycle activity. Setting the refrigerator temperature may have little affect on the cooling cycles because it simply changes the vent opening size. Decreasing the fridge temperature opens the vents more and increases air circulation from the freezer.
The temperature can be adjusted using the controls found inside the refrigerator or freezer. The ideal freezer temperature is about 0 to 5 degrees (F) and about 38 degrees (F) for the fridge.
Measure the temperature by placing a cup of water with a cooking thermometer into the refrigerator for about 2 hours or more. To test the freezer, substitute alcohol or cooking oil.

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