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Top freezer quit freezing. Refrigerator works.

This is a garage refrigerator. It was working fine until about a week or 2 ago. The refrigerator part is still cold, but freezer isn't working. Lights are on in both. It's only 2 1/2 years old. Could it be the cold weather?

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Good day,
Yes, the cold weather is the cause.
Your machine is cycled off and on by the thermostat located in the fresh food compartment. When the fresh food compartment is satisfied, it will shut off the entire machine.
Any temperature below 55 degrees will reduce running time until the freezer will not function, or at best poorly.
Engineers designed domestic refrigerators to balance properly between 70 and 95 degrees. It should be in your user manual.

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