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Offline ackack42

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Compact Frigidaire is too Frigid
« on: April 27, 2009, 10:24:03 AM »

We keep a compact, 2 year old, Frigidaire refrigerator (about 5 cubic feet) in our garage to use on those rare occasions that we need additional capacity (Parties, etc.) The fridge runs too cold and freezes what ever we put in there.  I have it set on the warmest number but that doesn't make a difference.  Do I need to replace the thermostat or temperature control?  Are they one in the same?  Is this easy to do for a novice?

Model FRC05L5DW0

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Re: Compact Frigidaire is too Frigid
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2009, 10:55:12 AM »
It's a temp control....some call them thermostats as well.

Can't seem to pull up the model you referenced, so I can't help you on parts. Are you certain the model is correct and this is an American  product?
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Re: Compact Frigidaire is too Frigid
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2009, 11:19:02 AM »
Yep - that's the model no.  I've entered it into databases too and I come up empty.  It's a Frigidaire made by Electrolux


It's a temp control....some call them thermostats as well.

Can't seem to pull up the model you referenced, so I can't help you on parts. Are you certain the model is correct and this is an American  product?

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Re: Compact Frigidaire is too Frigid
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2009, 12:56:55 PM »
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It's a Frigidaire made by Electrolux

OK, but does the model tag indicate the place of manufacture?
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Re: Compact Frigidaire is too Frigid
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2009, 02:01:05 PM »
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It's a Frigidaire made by Electrolux

OK, but does the model tag indicate the place of manufacture?

Yes - It's made in China

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Re: Compact Frigidaire is too Frigid
« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2009, 05:00:59 AM »
Since this is an import model, I doubt you will find parts...
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Re: Compact Frigidaire is too Frigid
« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2009, 06:47:48 AM »
The part itself ain't too hard to replace.
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Re: Compact Frigidaire is too Frigid
« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2009, 06:49:10 AM »
The part itself ain't too hard to replace.

True, if you lived in Shanghai... :2funny:
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Re: Compact Frigidaire is too Frigid
« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2009, 10:42:22 AM »
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