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Whirlpool refrigerator model number gc3phexnso2 freezes everything in the fresh food compartment.

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  • 1swamprat Jul 16, 2008

    solution was somewhat helpfull. this unit has a control board insted of a thermostat

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  • If your refrigerator temperature is closer to 35 degrees, try turning the temperature up slightly.

  • If you find that the temperature varies a lot from the top shelf to the bottom (where it is coldest), try putting produce and other sensitive products on a higher shelf.

  • If the temperature is too low and you can't make it warmer by adjusting the thermostat, you probably have a defective thermostat. If so, you need to replace it, because they cannot be repaired. Other possible problems are a leak in the sealed (refrigerant) system, cold air migration (in side-by-side models) or a defective air damper. These problems can be quite difficult to locate and correct, we recommend you contact a qualified appliance repair technician.

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  • derek martin Jul 13, 2008

    could you please give me a rating,I thank you

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