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Refrigerator is Freezing Food or is Too Cold

Refrigerator is Freezing Food or is Too Cold A refrigerator that is freezing foods can ruin fresh produce and the texture of your other foods stored inside your fridge. Here are some things to do and parts to check in order to fix this chilly problem.

Refrigerator Cold Control Settings Inside of Fridge.

First, check the temperature settings on your refrigerator. The optimal temperature settings should be around 38° to 36° Fahrenheit. If your refrigerator does not display a temperature setting, use a freestanding appliance thermometer to get an accurate reading inside your fridge.

If your refrigerator has numbers for its temperature control settings, try adjusting the settings. Usually, the lower the number on the control, the colder the temperature is set inside the fridge. Try going up one number in the settings to see if that prevents your food from freezing inside your fridge. Allow 24 hours for the changes to take affect inside the refrigerator.

Electrolux Refrigerator Damper Control Assembly 241600906

Electrolux Refrigerator Damper Control Assembly 241600906

Warning! Before attempting to work on any appliance, make sure that all power (electricity) and utilities (water and gas) have been turned off and/or disconnected on the appliance. Learn more about Appliance Repair Safety.Air Damper or Damper Control Assembly

The damper looks like a vent and is located on the side of the refrigerator. It allows cold air from the freezer to enter and cool items inside the Continue reading

Is the Spring Thaw Lacking in your Freezer?

Every year, people nationwide fight frost buildup in their freezers.  Often times this can be a simple fix, by simply replacing a defrost timer, or other parts.  We always suggest getting an experts opinion before trying to fix your appliance yourself.

Our defrost timer is compatible with many brands and models.


This defrost timer senses the amount of frost buildup on the evaporator using thermistors.  When the control senses that there is too much buildup on the evaporator, restricting airflow, power will be sent to the defrost timer to melt away the frost, fixing the problem.

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