My food is freezing in the refrigerator. I have the temp set low (2) and it is still freezing. Even the vegetables in the drawers are freezing. I made sure the vents in the freezer were not blocked, but that didn't seem to help. I have a GE Profile side by side. It is 6 years old. Not sure if it is the same model nbr as shown.
I HAD same problem. Had another problem that I didn't believe was related; water dispenser intermittent. I had no luck reading here, so I went after the intermittent water problem. Read all about water line heater modifications, cleaning the water line, then I found something about blocking the vent from the freezer to the frig, just to the left of the veggie bin.
I removed my veggie bin and found lots of ice on the exterior of the bin, left back edge, adjacent to a vent blowing cold air from the freezer. Guess what behind bin-a reservoir for the cold water. I put painters tape over the vent hole. and returned the frig temp back to 5 from 2. No frozen vegies, no intermittent water, freezer fine too.
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Our Amana afi2538aes is doing the same thing. Had a repairman out. He called tech support at Amana. They had him adjust the "thermistors" but it is colder than ever running at 28-30degrees in the fresh food compartment despite being set at 46 degrees. Tech support also recommended installing some sort of "ice bin seal kit to take care of the problem" according to our invoice from repairman. Repairman was told that the ice bin in the fresh food compartment puts cold air out (to keep the ice frozen) which freezes the food in the fresh food compartment. I called Amana and the rep I spoke to said he couldn't find record of this being a problem with the model but tech support told our repairman "we've had a lot of problems with this happening."
I have this same refrigerator, also purchased in 2006. Same exact problem. Fridge freezes, starting actually in the water line, you will notice water on door does not work, then top two shelves start to freeze. Lasts for a few days, then prob does not happen again for 6 months almost to the day. I've had this problem for almost 3 years!!! My service tech said to buy another, glitch in this system he can't figure out. Replaced damper x2, control board, and thermostat x2. Not sure what else to do. I hate the thought of more food lost to spoilage!
Your model has a control damper inside the vent. The damper opens and closes with changes in temperature. It has a pig tail spiral thermostat on the side and if it goes bad the door sticks open or closed. Sometimes it is just frost but you will need to get to it. I will send photos and links in a moment, Thanks Sea Breeze
Turn your thermostat down. If all the rest of the food was even 45 degrees, it would be okay. The vetable and meat drawers will always be colder, so you set the level for the rest of the fridge at what is tolerable.
in your refridgerator there is an internal thermostat on the cooling fan u can move up or down it should be placed on the last finn to the right looking at the fridge
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You have 2 dials in the refrigerator. One is the thermostat setting the cold temp in the freezer, the other is a damper that allows cold air from the freezer to the refrigerator. Set the thermostat to the middle then try closing down the damper, most say colder or warmer refrigerator. If the damper is closed and your refrigerator is still freezing, then I would guess that the thermostat is bad. A thermostat runs about 40 to 60 dollars wholesale. Retale should be about double.