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I can't seem to get my Hotpoint refrigerator cold enough and am concerned about food poisoning. It seems to stay at 40 degrees/ It's model #HTR15A 13MBRAA Serial @SA 747001. It says to turn the knob in the upper center inside the refrig to the coldest to 9. I don't know whether to turn it clockwise or counterclockwise. Since I live in an apt., there was no manual provided to me.I need help asap.

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