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Author Topic: Calibrate Refrigerator Temperature Samsung RFG297HDRS  (Read 86407 times)

Offline StingRayNet

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Re: Calibrate Refrigerator Temperature Samsung RFG297HDRS
« Reply #20 on: September 16, 2016, 07:54:49 PM »

I purchased a Samsung French Door with bottom Refrigerator March 2016. I've had many issues including the same thing your mentioning. I've been in the food business for 45 years and know that refrigerated foods must be maintain under 40 degrees. Over 40 Degrees it enters the "temperature danger zone." Items like Milk can spoil before expiration date if kept over 40 degrees. Milk is a good monitor if your refrigerator is working correctly. I have mine set at 34 degrees (coldest setting) and I can get 39 degrees after being closed all night. When I set at Samsungs recommended setting (37 degrees) everything is 43-44 degrees. Even set at 34 degrees, the milk struggles to get to 40 degrees during the day. Also, the temperature varies greatly throughout the unit. I've had sensors changed out and currently dealing directly with samsung trying to get the unit replaced. Samsung needs to stick with making TV's. Also, my bottom freezer has frozen completely twice.

Offline veekay

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Re: Calibrate Refrigerator Temperature Samsung RFG297HDRS
« Reply #21 on: June 22, 2017, 05:53:54 PM »
Hate to bring this topic back up, but is there a procedure for resetting everything back to the defaults?  I've changed the options over the last few years and now have a fridge that is 40 and a freezer that is usually -20. 

Offline AlexPi

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Re: Calibrate Refrigerator Temperature Samsung RFG297HDRS
« Reply #22 on: April 23, 2020, 11:12:51 PM »
Just found this topic through google trying to calibrate my RSG257AARS Samsung. It turns out that the option settings donít go into effect until the unit is power cycled. Very important!

After making the changes you have to reboot the refrigerator.

Iíve verified this by comparing against the displayed internal temperature on the front panel. It does not take the option changes into consideration until the refrigerator is rebooted.

Offline sennruth

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Re: Calibrate Refrigerator Temperature Samsung RFG297HDRS
« Reply #23 on: March 24, 2021, 08:52:56 AM »
I used the option setting on my samsung last night to make the refrigerator colder. It wont cool past 42F. I set it to go -5 per the chart. I got up this morning and it was 52F.  How do you reboot?

Offline caseyd1020

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Re: Calibrate Refrigerator Temperature Samsung RFG297HDRS
« Reply #24 on: July 26, 2021, 03:25:10 PM »
Does anyone know how to do this on a RF23HSESBSR. When I hold down Freezer + Lighting it goes to a defrost menu with the options of: FF OF rd Fd. I know rd and Fd are defrosts. I'm not sure what FF and OF are though. I think my refrigerator would be perfect if I could adjust this offset.

Offline crabcruncher

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Re: Calibrate Refrigerator Temperature Samsung RFG297HDRS
« Reply #25 on: May 17, 2022, 12:41:01 AM »
Most of us dont have the same named buttons, however on my six button display, I pressed the middle left and top right buttons and was able to enter the setup after holding for twelve seconds. The display will show 0 on the left and 0 on the right. To change the temp offset on the frig., press middle right button to bring mode from 0 to 1 on right. To adjust the temp offset use the middle left button.

Offline Barry Biggs

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Re: Calibrate Refrigerator Temperature Samsung RFG297HDRS
« Reply #26 on: May 27, 2022, 11:02:37 AM »
Had multiple problems with our refrigerator from day one  first the crappy icemaker then the fridge stopped cooling. Samsung engineer from agsrefrigeration said that  all new Samsung and Korean brands are now using inverter compressor which are basically rubbish overheatsing and eventually shuts down if ambient temperature rises especially if you have the refrigerator located in an alcove. He advise me to pull out fridge and hoover regularly at back this will prevent dust from getting into condenser in the first place and to permanently leave back panel off for air to cool compressor.