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Westinghouse WSE6100SA fridge in side by side fridge freezer free

I have a Westinghouse WSE6100SA side by side fridge freezer. It is set at factory defaults of -18 for freezer and 3 for fridge. The fridge compartment has started freezng all the food. I have tried adjusting setings and also turning fridge on and off to reset but nothing works it keeps freezing the food. What could the probelm be?

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The thermostat has broken down and needs to be replaced,, normaly when they brake down they just stay in the closed poshion so the fridge freezes up get a new one fitted and all will be well

Posted on Feb 19, 2010

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    Michael Thorpe Feb 20, 2010

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    you could fit a new thermostat yourself but its not easy to do and they can be broken very easly,, i would fine out how much it would cost to have it fitted first,, if its going to cost you an arm and a leg then have a go yourself,, but if you busted it then its not getting any cheaper is it? you should also get a warranty for any work done, so if it did brake down again soon its coverd

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