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Fridge won't cool?

Did you fix your problem? What worked? or did you have to call a service guy?

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  • lporrone Jun 02, 2008

    Thanks for the feedback!



    Laura

  • dcammarano Jul 14, 2008

    same problem with the wide by side frdige. freezer is fine, refrigerator is not. not air flow from the top part of the refrigerator.

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I had to finally call for service. He cleaned the coils which were plugged with dust and cat hair. It didn't fix the problem completely so I called them back out. This time I was told I had the opening in the back of the refrigerator blocked by tall bottles. That was what controlled the amount of airflow from the freezer section to the fridge part. You're not supposed to keep anything directly under it. The higher you set the fridge, the more the vent opens to allow the flow of cold air in. I also moved the food in my freezer away from the air openings. Nobody had ever mentioned this to me before. The combination of the two (Vacuuming coils and Freeing up the airflow) actually worked.

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