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Fridge is too cold!

I have an Admiral American-style fridge freezer and the fridge compartment is freezing the food. Could you help please?

Answered by TrustATrader

With this kind of issue there are a few basic checks you can do to find the cause of an issue like this. These include:

  • The fridge's temperature has been set either too cold or too warm - there is usually a temperature adjuster within this section
  • The coils in your fridge are too dusty - if the coils are too dusty, this will make the fridge work harder, over compensating for the temperature inside
  • Check the sealing - if the seal is loose or broken, the refrigerator, again will continue to over produce the cool air, which may cause some freezing

We would recommend to check the source of the build up of ice on the machine and to also check the temperature. The recommended temperature of a fridge is between 4-5 degrees celcius.

We strongly advise our readers to refrain from tampering with a refrigerator if you have not had specific training. It can be very dangerous to repair a machine like this if you are not trained.

We also recommend to ask one of our trusted tradespeople to find our your specific needs. In order to fix a faulty fridge, find local domestic appliance repairs near you.

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