We have had this refrigerator of two months and almost immediately we noticed that the temperature noted on the front display did not match what was really on the inside. We bought refrigerator thermometers and have gotten in the daily habit of unplugging and plugging in the refrigerator 4 or 5 times a day so that the outside digital display would register the correct temp signally the compressor to kick in. Sometimes the difference in temp is as much as 20 degrees! Of course I called BestBuy for repair and they sent a man out who replaced the PCB main circuit card, DA4a-00128D. However, that did not fix the problem. Samsung said they could not find a repairperson to take our repair call since we live in a rural area and have basically given up and told us to exchange unit, which means a 2 hr drive back to the big city! However, I like the style/color of this unit which they don't make any more. Is there hope for this electronic problem or is this model doomed to be a headache?? I think that it is either in the temperature display or the sensor.
When ice maker is turned on the freezer temperature decreases to -12 deg. while the front display shows +8 deg. Ice cream is rock solid! When ice maker is turned off the freezer temp control works fine. At our request, Bestbuy replaced the refrigrator but the new one had the same problem!
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Drain is possibly blocked inside freezer that allows water to escape to the pan below the refrigerator. You will need to remove frozen items and remove the panel that covers the evaporator to get to it. Leaking Refrigerators
I see that you would like to know how to adjust the temperature within your Electrolux refrigerator, EI23CS55GS1. To adjust the temperature you would use the control panel on the front of the freezer door. There should be a "-"or "+" near the freezer temperature control and that is how you would adjust the temperature within your refrigerator. Be sure to check and make sure that the control lock is not on or you will not be able to adjust the temperature. Any adjustments made within the refrigerator need at least 24 hours to stabilize. I hope this is has been helpful. -Matt
I understand that you are having difficulty with the temperature settings on your Frigidaire refrigerator. Depending on your refrigerator style on a top mount there should be a cold control on the inside of the fresh food side that would be used to adjust your temperature. On a side by side or French door bottom mount the temperature control is located on the front control panel. Typically, as a "+" or "-" symbol to adjust the temperature. If any adjustments are made to the temperature, please allow 24 hours for the temperature to set properly. I hope this information has been helpful. -Matt
What you call temperature swing, is hysteresis. For a refrigerator it only is allowed a few degrees. 1 or 2 up and down. A swing from 32 to 45 is far to big. Unless the factory can prove they advertise these figures. I would never buy a frig like that.
I would contact the dealer and ask him / her to replace the thermostat and if that is not possible to bring another refrigerator.
Normally when the refrigerator side freezes, it's because of an air flow problem. It can be caused from a stuck or defective air diffuser, a control board or sensor if this model has them or a thermostat, if it has one. You can check the temperature in the freezer section, to see if it's getting too cold (below zero). To check the temperature, place a thermometer between some packages. Air temperature is not a good check. If it is too cold, it can also cause the fridge section to get too cold. Usually, adjusting the control, to a slighlty warmer setting, will correct this.
Keep a thermometer handy. (adjust temperature control knob accordingly)
Periodically monitor temperatures inside your cooler. (adjust as necessary)
Keep the refrigerator door closed as much as possible to avoid temperature fluctuations
The temperature of the refrigerator compartment is
controlled by adjusting/setting the thermostat control
knob, located on the ceiling of the refrigerator
To start the refrigerator, and achieve maximum
• Turn the temperature control knob (using a coin
or screwdriver) clockwise to the furthest
(maximum) setting on the darker blue section of
the graduated control dial.
• Allow the refrigerator to run at this setting for 3~4
• When maximum cooling is achieved, turn back
the temperature control knob setting to the 2:00
o'clock position on the graduated blue control
• Correct cooling temperature is a key factor to
consider in storing and dispensing draught beer.
• Optimum temperature for serving draught beer is
between 34ºF ~ 38ºF.(1ºC ~ 3ºC)
• To maintain temperatures ranging between
34ºF ~ 38ºF.(1ºC ~ 3ºC) We recommend the
thermostat knob be positioned at the "2:00
o'clock" setting on the graduated blue control dial.
• To turn off the refrigerator, (no cooling) rotate the
control knob to the "0" position.
Push in the red "Defrost Button" located in the center of the temperature control dial. Defrost cycle will start immediately. NOTE: Turning the temperature control dial to the OFF position is not required. Defrosting usually takes a few hours. When defrosting is complete, the red "Defrost Button" will release automatically. Then the refrigerator will resume normal operation while moving towards the set temperature. NOTE: After defrosting, allow a few hours to reach the set temperature before making any further adjustments.
Jackie, the only other thing that could be wrong is the thermistor sending the wrong info to the board. Why don't you have the technician come back out and ohm out the thermistor values, they could be off. I have seen some models where the thermistor is pushed too far into the insulation giving a false reading. Catriver..post back