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Hi, my Samsung RSA1NTPE Freezer is stuck at 8 degrees and has ruined my food - what can I do?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: freezer stuck on -20 degrees

well it depends on how long the door was open for during the cleaning, your evap coil was unable to cool the unit due to the warm air coming in, that will cause the evap coil to over frez . un-plugging the unit may work but the best thing to do is force it into a defrost you can do that by pressing and holding the ice key on the key pad for 10 sec or till you hear the freezer shut down this will thaw the ice on the coil and the unit with come back on within 20 to 30 Min's

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Samsung refirgerator freezing food.

your damper door is freezing fully open between the freezer and refrige compartment defrost it,then adjust the cold control to make sure its controlling the door position,itsound as if your door seals may be letting in warm air that condenses and freezes on things check this too

Posted on Jan 17, 2010

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SOURCE: GE Monigram Ref, main food comparment stuck at 25 degrees

is your damper door between the freezer and refrige compartments opening and closing as you adjust the temp settings,they can become stuck open by ice build up,defrost the damper door and see if it closes then

Posted on Jan 17, 2010

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SOURCE: freezer fine, fresh food 55 degrees max cold

Check for frost build up in freezer section. If frosting up you will need to check the heater and bi metal. If it's a ge ref. could be thermister or main board

Posted on Feb 25, 2010

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SOURCE: Refrig is freezing foods and will not stay set at temp recom.

Hi,

As the weather is getting warmer for many people their freezer2_bing.gif and/or refrigerator do not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...

Check out this tip that I wrote about that... it is a great place to start trouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then calling a repair person to do a simple thing for you...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4024657-refrigerator_condenser_coil_cleaning


http://www.fixya.com/support/r3885294-refrigerator_troubleshooting

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4023749-refrigerator_compressor_start_capacitor

heatman101

Posted on Jun 04, 2010

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HOW DO I SET THE TEMPERATURE ON A SAMSUNG MODEL SRS615DP REFRIGERATOR


5 for both freezer and fresh food side. This corresponds to about 37 degrees in fresh food side and 0 - 5 degrees in freezer. Check for blocked vents from and to the fresh food side and return to freezer. Most problems occur because these vents are blocked and/or overstuffing of freezer and fresh food side. The air has to have room to circulate. Another thing to check is if the condensing coils are dirty. Normal access to the condensing coils if yours has one is inside the cardboard cover on the lower back side of the your refrigerator.
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What is the normal temperature to set the fridge and freezer


  • A frigidaire should have a temperature of between thirtyseven degrees farenheit (three degrees centigrade) and forty degrees farenheit (five degrees centigrade). Any higher and the food will go off, any lower and you'll lose nutrients and fresh food can be ruined.
  • The ideal freezer temperature is zero degrees farenheit (negative eighteen degrees centigrade) which will store food safely and stop bacteria forming
  • It's a good idea to buy a fridge thermometer and check the temperature if you are not sure it the thermostat is working efficiently
  • If you adjust the thermostat, it generally will take twentyfour hours to adjust the temperature

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Fteezer not freezing not at temperature to keep


  • A frigidaire should have a temperature of between thirtyseven degrees farenheit (three degrees centigrade) and forty degrees farenheit (five degrees centigrade). Any higher and the food will go off, any lower and you'll lose nutrients and fresh food can be ruined.
  • The ideal freezer temperature is zero degrees farenheit (negative eighteen degrees centigrade) which will store food safely and stop bacteria forming
  • It's a good idea to buy a fridge thermometer and check the temperature if you are not sure it the thermostat is working efficiently
  • If you adjust the thermostat, it generally will take twentyfour hours to adjust the temperature

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PSC23NSTESS FREEZING VEGTABLES


Side by Side ModelsIf foods, such as fruits and vegetables, in the refrigerator are freezing, it can be caused by several things. First, check the controls. They should be set at "C" and "5" or "5" and "5". The proper fresh food temperature is between 38 and 42 degrees Fahrenheit. The freezer should be between 0 and 8 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • If food in the bottom of the refrigerator is freezing, this could be caused by a refrigerator not having enough food to absorb the cold air.
  • If food in the door is freezing, move the door bins up or down so they are one notch away from freezer vents (Side by Side models only).
  • The fresh food control should be at the normal setting of 5.
Freezer on Top Models
First, check the controls. They should be set at "C" and "5" or "5" and "5". The proper fresh food temperature is between 38 and 42 degrees Fahrenehit. The freezer should be between 0 and 8 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Since the cold air coming into the fresh food section originates in the freezer above, the rear of the top shelf will be the coldest spot in the fresh food area. Avoid placing delicate items that freeze easily on the back half of this shelf.
  • If food is freezing in the produce (fruits and vegetables) or meat pan, it may be that the temperature controls are not set high enough. Since cold air naturally falls, the pans can get too cold if the refrigerator is not running long enough to maintain good air circulation. Adjust both controls up one notch.

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Samsung RSA1NTPE not cooling in either the fridge or freezer. Seems like the compressor is not running although it is hot too the touch.


the compressor is seized and wont pump and the motor keeps trying
to work and thats why its hot,sorry to tell you but you need a new
compressor

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Hi I have a samsung double door fridge, one side the freezer and the other the fridge with an icemaker and never used it. Model R526FANS and Model Code: R524FANS1/XFA and the freezer is on -25 degrees...


Greetings,
if the icemaker is disconnected and unplugged from the refrigerator will continue to operate and start to get to cold and sometimes freeze inside refrigerator...if you did not disconnect ,please let me know....Bruce Denton

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Hotpoint fridge freezer freezer ok but fridge not working temp is always 21 degrees tried to set to 4 degrees but just keeps going to 21 freezer is fine -22 degrees


Merv -

Most manufacturer's fridges are designed for 34 degrees F in the fresh food compartment and 0 degrees F in the freezer compartment. Setting the fresh food compartment to a value lower than 32 degrees will freeze any moisture in foods, fruits and vegetables and freeze water in juices and other beverages resulting in broken containers, exploding cans, etc.

What you need is another freezer. Trying to convert a refrigerator into a freezer is going to be very difficult - especially without ruining it.

Good luck!

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I have a Frigidaire model GLFU206FWA upright freezer. The temperature control won't go above 10 degree F. This causes freezer burn on some foods after a period of time. Is there a way to regulate the...


Good day,
Manufacturers of freezers do not give the option of running the machine much above that temperature. Normal operating temperature for a freezer is about -2 to about 8 above F.
Otherwise people could accidentally set the temp too warm and cause a loss of food.
Some appliance parts houses carry universal thermostats that could possibly cover the temperature range your looking for, but 30 degrees is far to warm to preserve frozen food safely.

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Bottom Freezer


This is the way it is supposed to work. Modern refregerators are designed to keep the freezer temp between 0 - 10 degrees. As long as it is not freezing food in the refrigerator compartment all is well. On most units the only real cooling control is in the refregerator. This is the one the cycles the compressor. The freezer control usually only controls the amount of cold air allowed into the fridge. All cooling coils are usually in the freezer. it just pushes cold air into the fridge

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