Question about Samsung 26.0 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator, RS265LABP

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Temp The coils on the inside of the fridge are freezing. The temp gauge reads one temp and a thermometer i set in the freezer and fridge are diffrent. The fridge is set at 36 degrees and temp on inside get as high as 50 degrees, Freezer is set at 14 and temp get as low as -12 degrees. Please help.

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  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    Digital temp says 88 even after setting it

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    STUCK ON +12

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I've had my Samsung RS267 LASH side by side for almost 2 years now and the coils froze recently. The temperatures displayed - relating to the refirgerator side - bounce around when the coils freeze. My freezer thank goodness is still working properly. The repairman indicated that the heating element for the refrigerator coils was bad. Unfortunately he had to order the whole unit (coils, heating element, etc.) since he couldn't replace just the one part. Samsung takes their time sending the parts - we've been waiting for 10 days now. The Samsung warranty covers the compressor, evaporator, condensor, drier and connecting tube for 5 years parts and labor so we should becovered. You might be covered as well - depending on when you purchased your refrigerator. I did purchase a separate extended warranty from Lowes when I bought the refrigerator and I'm glad I did. My extended warranty included $250 in food spoilage covering our food loss due to the breakdown. Hope this helps......

Posted on Jul 13, 2008

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