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Refrigerator won't get colder than 45 degrees/ Freezer side is working fine

The unit is a Whirlpool, model ED27DO. The unit runs for awhile then turns itself off. It is supposed to do that or should it run until it has got down lower. The refrigerator has been set to the coldest setting for the past 12 hrs. I checked under the unit and the coils and fan are fairly clean. Any ideas??

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  • Tri-Soc Jun 03, 2008

    The freezer temp is at 6 degrees Fan is working. No frost on back panel. Setting for frezzer is "B" the middle. I moved the fridge temp setting back and forth and it seems to have helped. The unit is now running constantly and temp is down from 49 to 45 in the last hour. Might of just been a sticky thermostat.

  • Anonymous Apr 16, 2009

    This is exactly my problem in my whirpool refrigerator.I defrosted it checked the coils How do you check the damper door?

  • robert samples May 11, 2010

    look for frost on the back panel of the freezer section and how cold is the freezer the freezer supplies the cooling for both sides and blowes to the refrigerator side via a fan do you hear a fan running in the freezer side and whats the setting on the freezer side

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The fridge thermostat is not a true thermostat it controls a damper door the freezer thermostat runs the compressor in order for your refrigerators to reach the proper temp the freezer should be about -8 to-10 set your freezer thermostat lower and see if it gets lower .at the mid point setting it should be about -8 not 6 you may have a problem with its thermostat or a leak in your system reply to me tomorrow and tell me if lowering the freezer thermostat help we want it about -8or-10 and the best way to check your refrigerator temp is put a glass of water in it and stick your thermometer in it and if need be you can e mail me at b4829@yahoo.com just referance your promblem

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