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Fridge temp too high

The display is saying the fridge temperature is 16. We have tried to lower it and it flashes 3 - the temperature we want it to be. But then goes back to 16. Over night it lowered to 14 and having left it for a day it has now gone down to 11. There seems to be no quick soloution. The top of the fridge is hot and food is not being chilled enough. Food at the bottome seems to be chilled enough. The deodorizer light and twin cooling have now come on even though we did not put them on. Any ideas?

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  • Claire Smith May 10, 2007

    Your a genius. Thank you!

  • Anonymous Apr 23, 2008

    Temnp control is flashing 1, however thr fridge is warm and food not chilled. I have pressed the Fridge temp button but it still flashes.

  • G Harvey
    G Harvey Dec 30, 2013

    I just had the same problem. The cooling coils are frozen over. Unplug the fridge. Empty the freezer and/or fidge. Remove the plastic panels inside at the back. I used a hair dryer to melt the ice. Dont force the panels as they have styrofoam on the back and might be frozen to the coils. Use towel to soak up water from melting ice in bottom. Once ice is TOTALLY melted from coils, then I took that opportunity to clean, since everything was warm. Replace panels and plug in. Start with temp at highest setting first. Then once it reaches that, let fridge set for a few minutes, then lower temp. That way the compressor isn't being strained all at once. DONT use power freeze or power cool during the time of first use after this procedure. On fridge side, you will need to unplug 2 connectors. They will only go one way, so reconnection is simple. This process will take 2 hours with removal & replacement of panels and melting of the ice per side. Just unplugging it and waiting for ice to melt would probably take over 2 days. Ours now works like it should.This whole problem was caused by a small toy in the freezer holding the ice maker flap open and letting way too much humidity into the freezer, which made it work too much.

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Probable cause is jammed fan. first take back panel off fridge, electrical connections are plug and socket. yoy may find a quite small build up of ice underneath the fan. melt it off and you should be ok. samsung are prone to this problem

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