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FREEZER TOO COLD - REFRIGERATOR TOO WARM

This thing runs almost constantly but unless it has a separate compressor for the freezer and another for the refrigerator, the compressor seems to working fine.

The freezer side stays at a temperature well below "frozen" (roughly 5 degrees below zero F).

On the hand, I can't get the refrigerator to go much below +50 degrees F.

I have the freezer set at the lowest available setting (highest temperature) which is 1 on the scale of 1 to 4.

I have the refrigerator set at the highest available setting (lowest temperature) which is 4 on a scale of 1-4.

If I close the freezer and the refrigerator doors at the same time, both the freezer & the refrigerator doors will **** themselves in evenly but after a short period of time the refrigerator door seems to lose its seal and will stick out maybe a quarter of an inch beyond the freezer door.

If I just open and close the refrigerator door by itself it doesn't **** in at all and still sticks out beyond the freezer door that same quarter of an inch.

Are there air passages that move air between the two compartments that maybe could get blocked (maybe full of ice or something) and in doing so keep the colder air from the freezer side from reaching the refrigerator side & the warmer air from the refrigerator side from reaching the freezer side?

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  • abogado2be Sep 17, 2008

    Same here. Ten below zero in the freezer and about 50 in the frig side. Seems that some air is coming into the frig half, but maybe not enough?

  • homergreg Feb 25, 2009

    Me too, fridge side warm, refrigerator door seal will be really tight, then not tight at all. Brand new too.

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