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Keeps freezing lettuce and vegetables only set on 4 on fridge freezer set on 2

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SOURCE: fridge not staying cool, freezer still freezing

The defrost thermostat on the defrost heater is probably bad, it's a good place too start.

Posted on Mar 18, 2009

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SOURCE: temprature settings keep changing by itself.

More than likely you have a bad damper. The control is probably calling for the damper to close but it is stuck open. Check for obstacles in it.

Posted on Apr 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Vegetables freeze in the vegetable drawer. Freezer is on lowest setting.

Make sure that you realise that 1 degree is colder than 2 degrees and therefore a setting of 3 - 5 degrees might solve your problem


Posted on Apr 14, 2009

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SOURCE: top half warm while bottom half freezing in a side by side fridge

bad evaporator fan and or a defrost problem

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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SOURCE: 21' bottom freezer kenmore refrigerator-no ice

The fridge gets its cold air from the freezer through a vent(damper) between the freezer and fridge.The fan in the freezer blows air through it. Make sure this fan is running. You may have to hold the door switch in for it to run. There is a flap you adjust with the fridge temp. control. Make sure it's opening and closing when you adjust the fridge temp.
The problem could be the electronic control if you have one or the mechanical linkages.

Posted on Oct 02, 2009

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GE psc23ng...the veggie bin is freezing vegetables and temp. on fridge and freezer does stay put!!


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By TIM McKEOUGHPublished: March 18, 2009



Q. How can I keep produce from freezing in my refrigerator?






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Jason West, the marketing manager for refrigeration at General Electric. "Nobody really knows what the temperature of B is, or what the temperature of No. 5 is."One solution is a refrigerator thermometer. Oxo makes a handsome one with a round dial attached to a suction cup that can be installed easily on either interior side wall ($12.99 atoxo.com). Taylor makes a rectangular digital one that is installed the same way ($12.47 atamazon.com).

Once you have the thermometer, "put it in overnight and check it immediately in the morning, the first time you open the fridge," Ms. Reek said, because the temperature varies during the day as the door opens and closes.

The problem might be where you're storing fruits and vegetables, which are sensitive to cold air. Leafy vegetables are especially prone to freezing, Ms. Reek said, because of their high water content.

Although some newer refrigerators have separate cooling mechanisms for the main body and the freezer, most refrigerators cool by funneling air from the freezer into an opening near the top rear of the main compartment.

Fruits and vegetables should be kept away from this outlet, Ms. Reek said, or else "you're going to be blowing that very cold air right on the produce."

Both she and Mr. West recommended keeping produce in the crisper drawer, away from the circulating air.

"You don't want the moisture to transpire out of the product and make it limp," which can happen with produce on a shelf, Ms. Reek said.

If the crisper is full and some produce has to sit on a shelf, it's better to keep it at the front of the refrigerator, because cold air falls down along the back wall. Along with the area directly beneath the outlet, Mr. West said, "the back and bottom of the refrigerator tend to be the coldest spots."

Shirley O. Corriher, a biochemist and cookbook writer, suggests shaking off all the surface moisture from produce and sealing it in heavy zip-top freezer bags before putting it in the crisper drawer or on a shelf.

"Oxygen is a major villain, so to speak, in the deterioration of fruits and vegetables," said Mrs. Corriher, the author of "BakeWise: The Hows and Whys of Successful Baking" (Scribner, 2008) and "CookWise: The Secrets of Cooking Revealed" (William Morrow Cookbooks, 1997).

Lettuce leaves, in particular, benefit from being sealed in plastic, she said, and you should roll the bag "until you squeeze all the air out. That lettuce will keep for three weeks. It's just amazing."

Still, Ms. Reek said, "the objective of food is to eat it."

"If it's fresher, it's going to have higher vitamin content and be healthier for you," she said. "So it's really better not to plan to store food for ever and ever."

Feb 16, 2015 | GE Refrigerators

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My freez cooling is all right.but in vegetable tray's all vegetables arefreezed like an ice. so; what is the reason?


the fridge temp is set way to low,set it to about +4C,or adust it so that lettuce doesnt go limp.....

Dec 07, 2010 | Refrigerators

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Hotpoint fridge freezer freezer ok but fridge not working temp is always 21 degrees tried to set to 4 degrees but just keeps going to 21 freezer is fine -22 degrees


Merv -

Most manufacturer's fridges are designed for 34 degrees F in the fresh food compartment and 0 degrees F in the freezer compartment. Setting the fresh food compartment to a value lower than 32 degrees will freeze any moisture in foods, fruits and vegetables and freeze water in juices and other beverages resulting in broken containers, exploding cans, etc.

What you need is another freezer. Trying to convert a refrigerator into a freezer is going to be very difficult - especially without ruining it.

Good luck!

Aug 09, 2010 | Hotpoint Refrigerators

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Fridge freezing everything


THIS REF. WORKS BEST WITH THE REF. SET ON 4 OR 5 AND THE FREEZER AT 2 1/2 OR 3. HAVING A HIGH FREEZER TEMPATURE CAN HAVE FREEZING IN THE BOTTOM DRAWER OF TH REF. MAINLY BECAUSE OF THE RETURN AIR VENT TO THE FREZER IS BEHIND THAT DRAWER.

Apr 25, 2010 | Maytag 21.9 Cu. Ft. Bottom-Mount...

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Food freezing in fridge compartment in my side by side


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The problem could be the electronic control if you have one or the mechanical linkages.

Jan 26, 2010 | KitchenAid KSCS25FKSS Side by Side...

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21' bottom freezer kenmore refrigerator-no ice maker-the fridge is super cold and freezes all my vegetables and fruit. We have cleaned the coils, cleaned the fridge, and it just keeps freezing. Fridge is...


The fridge gets its cold air from the freezer through a vent(damper) between the freezer and fridge.The fan in the freezer blows air through it. Make sure this fan is running. You may have to hold the door switch in for it to run. There is a flap you adjust with the fridge temp. control. Make sure it's opening and closing when you adjust the fridge temp.
The problem could be the electronic control if you have one or the mechanical linkages.

Oct 02, 2009 | Kenmore 21.0 cu. ft. Bottom Freezer...

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Temprature settings keep changing by itself. Mostly changes on fridge side..freezer temp stays steady for most part. today....all vegetables froze in fridge...lettuce wad hard as rock....please...


Either the temprature control is malfunctioning or the cold air duct dampers stuck up due to forsting. Switch off the refrigerator for 3 hours and restart.

Aug 15, 2009 | GE GSS25IFR Side by Side Refrigerator

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Fridge too cold


First, clean it the unit out and fully defrost.  Clean the condenser coils.  Don't pack in so much food, don't open the door too frequently.  Never block any air channels. Never leave uncapped liquids in the fridge or freezer.  Set the fridge at about 40 degrees...use an outdoor thermometer.  Freezer at about 0-5F.  

Aug 21, 2008 | Kenmore 64802 Top Freezer Refrigerator

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Amana bottom freezer model #BX21TW purchased in 1996


this particualr refrig is notorious for this. check your controls ( your freezer control as well set to 4 max) any higher and the refrig is running longer, generating more cold then needed, behind the left hand crisper is a few slots( the fresh air return) by default the coldest spot in refrig, i usuallly would reccomend to my cust not to keep high water or thin walled vegies in there such as carrots cukes tom and lettuce, perfect beer and fresh /frozen defrosting meat to be though, if you ever looked at the newest bottom freezers they've pushed up the drawers and added a deli pantry, running the width of frig

Feb 27, 2008 | Refrigerators

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