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Motor runs, some ice at top level, but temp is at 50-60 degrees.

The door was left ajar for maybe a day.
Now, the refrigerator temp won't go below 50 - 60 degrees. Is this worth fixing? The motor still runs and there is a small accumulation of frost/ice at the top in the freezer unit.

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  • TIANNA783 May 19, 2008

    I AM HAVING THE SAME PROBLEM. I THINK THE FRIDGE WAS AJAR HALF OF THE DAY ALSO. THE FRIDGE IS BARELY COLD AND THE FREEZER SEEMS TO BE FINE. THERE IS A LITTLE FROST ON THE BACK WALL OF THE FREEZER.

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Defrost the freezer. Door being ajar allows moisture to build on the freezer coil and stops air circulation. In frost free units this condition should clear itself after about 8-12 hours max. Locating and advancing the timer by rotating the clutch head screw clockwise slowly until you hear one click. This will start the automatic defrost manually.

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