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My westinghouse side-by-side fridge is freezing my food, but the lcd screen at the back showing the temperature is working.

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Hi, There can be many reasons why your refrigerator is freezingyour food. To see what could be happening and to figure out how to possibly fixyour problem. Take a look at this tip which contains many of the causes andsolutions to fix the problems.

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