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Freezer is working, fridge is cycling between 34 and 57 to 60 degrees, stays warm for long periods, 12 hr to a day, then may suddenly return to 34 degrees. I may try the unplug all wire idea, for oxidation, worth a try. From some things i have read it may be a pba main issue? I tried to locate a pba main, for a cost estimate, seems they are no longer available? Thanks for any light you can shed on this issue! Alan

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  • Todd Hart May 14, 2008

    I had the same problem, upon removal of all shelves and lower panel. I found that the cooling radiator was engulfed with ice....After hair dryering it the problem went away, Although I feel this is a temporary fix....

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I had the same problem, I removed the shelves and the lower panel behind the shelves...Behind it their was a radiator like contraption, it was ENGULFED WITH ICE......I used a hair dryer to melt the Ice , and the problem went away....Thats all I can offer you...

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