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Hello, My name is James My problems has to do with not being cold enough, regardless of the temperature set. My present holding temp of my refrigerator is around 49 degrees even though I have it set at the factory setting of 37 degrees. My freezer is holding at 22 derees even though I have is set at zero. I tried the turbo setting in hope to get results, but no change has occured. What should I do? Thanks

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