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I purchased a stove and fridge from frigidaire in june and am having a hard time to fix the temperature in the freezer. Ice cream is so cold that you would have to use a hack saw to get some. Please tell me where I should set the temperature in the freezer. Also it runs so long all the time. Sometimes even when I open the door and close it it starts to run sometimes it runs for 3-4 hrs. Please help me as this is very annoying. Thank you.

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Make sure you set the temperature on or a little past normal.
We have a fridgidaire also.

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If the frost build up is on the back panel of the freezer then it has a defrost problem which causes a no cool situation. Let me know more about this frost buildup and what you have done.

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SOURCE: freezer not keeping ice cream cold

One thing you can do is clean out the area under the ice box where the condenser coils are located. Make sure the fan motor is blowing under there. Clean the kickplate. Get the air restrictions out of the fins and that may bring the freezer temp back up to par.

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your house may be settling and now the refrigerator needs to be tiloted back slightly. take run the adjusters on the front in a little until the doo closes by it self.

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unplug unit to do a reboot, have the settings where you are happy

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SOURCE: Freezer and Fridge are both not cooling

Hi,

Many times a freezer and/or refrigeratordo not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many otherthings that can go wrong. If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing then check out thelast two tips.

If your refrigerator is running but warm, then...

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

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