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Frost free fridge

My fridge freezer is freezing up in the fridge compartment. this has happened over the lst 2 days. I have tried various temps but no success.I replaced the fridge bulb,this doesn't work either. Appliance is approx yrs old.
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Check and set both temperature adjustments, one for freezer should be no more than 1/2 and the refrigerator also as a starting point.

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