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GE Temperature control has no effect - food freezing

I've been reading the forums and cannot tell if I have the correct idea of what's wrong?

My refrigerator's digital control is set at 40. Digital display (on top) shows in the 20's most of the time and is freezing fruits and veggies. I unplugged it for a few days thinking something was frozen....well that didn't work.

I've been reading something about a damper, but when I click on various links of helpful posts it seems to show two different ones on the purchase sites? Also read about some other contraption for the veggie bin?

Browsing the net, it seems like this damper thing is a very common fault on the GE's so I'm "guessing" that's it. How hard is it to replace?

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Post your email i will send you the service manual it could be a Thermistor this is what senses the temp and gives the reading back to the control to open or close the damper assby

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