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Old 03-11-2018, 02:28 PM   #1
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Fridge and Freezer too Cold

I noticed anything I put on top shelf inside the fridge freezes. The Thermometer in the fridge goes to 30-32 and freezer Thermometer shows zero.
Is this normal? Can I adjust the temperature?

Thanks for your input.
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Old 03-11-2018, 02:40 PM   #2
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Do you have an RV fridge? If so, there maybe a sliding temperature adjustment part that is on the inside of the fridge near the top shelf (this not in the freezer). This has a temperature probe that you can slide up and down to adjust the fridge temperature to either warmer or colder temps.
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Old 03-11-2018, 02:42 PM   #3
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Slide the thermister.
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Old 03-12-2018, 01:23 PM   #4
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This is Norcold model #N611VLW6 and I don't see any temperature control slider anywhere outside or inside.
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Old 03-12-2018, 01:43 PM   #5
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Assuming your Norcold is an RV refrigerator, gas and electric.....

Do you have some thin vertical fins at the back of the top shelf in the refrigerator?
Look for a plastic clip on one of them in the top right.
This slides up or down to control temps.
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Old 03-12-2018, 02:38 PM   #6
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Assuming your Norcold is an RV refrigerator, gas and electric.....

Do you have some thin vertical fins at the back of the top shelf in the refrigerator?
Look for a plastic clip on one of them in the top right.
This slides up or down to control temps.

It is an RV Fridge and I do see that plastic clip. It is all the way up the fin. So I am guessing up is coldest. Please See photo
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Old 03-12-2018, 02:43 PM   #7
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It is an RV Fridge and I do see that plastic clip. It is all the way up the fin. So I am guessing up is coldest. Please See photo
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Old 03-12-2018, 02:45 PM   #8
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Wow, I canít ever remember anyone complaining about too cold of a fridge.
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Old 03-12-2018, 02:51 PM   #9
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Moving the slider up makes the fridge colder.
It's all the way up you say and it's too cold.
Slide it half way down the fin and see how that does for you.
Moving it down should make the fridge warmer which is what you say you want.

There should be a little red/blue sticker on the wall of the fridge near the slider that shows this but maybe you didn't get a sticker?
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I had a Dometic that the thermistor fell off and was hanging and it would freeze tomatoes solid in the door. My new Wolf Pack has a Norcold and I can't find any way to adjust the temp. I see the fins but there is not thermistor on them.
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I had a Dometic that the thermistor fell off and was hanging and it would freeze tomatoes solid in the door. My new Wolf Pack has a Norcold and I can't find any way to adjust the temp. I see the fins but there is not thermistor on them.
I stand corrected, I went back out with a flashlight and found it. Toward the center of the fins behind a plug. The clip was real thin and metal unlike the those on my Dometics. I blame it on old eye.
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Old 03-13-2018, 11:27 PM   #12
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Glad I found this. It’s been on my todo list since deer season. Had a bunch of food freeze in the fridge.
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Old 03-14-2018, 07:13 AM   #13
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Since we are talking about refrigerators and the FINS - I have question about those fins (Dometic RV fridge, gas & electric) - two years in a row, while in Florida for 5 months, those fins fill up with "frozen snow", rock solid. Twice we have had to empty the fridge and I use a blow dryer to thaw it out! DH said it was my fault leaving the fridge door open while I get something and then put it right back. But this year we went home for the month of December and left the 5th Wheel behind, slides in but electric still running. When we came back that's when the fins were solid with ice & snow, no one was there to open & shut the door! DH said it's the humidity (we did leave AC on at 80 degrees while we were gone, neighbors told us it was running).

So has this happened to anyone else??
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Old 03-14-2018, 07:22 AM   #14
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nikita,2 things to look at, 1 do the dollar bill check on your door////freezer seals and #2 install a small computer 12V fan on your fins after you have found your leak! Youroo!!
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Old 03-14-2018, 02:52 PM   #15
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Another help is to dehumidify the air inside the refrigerator with a container of Damp-rid or some similar absorbent. Combined with the interior fan to help the absorbent, you shouldn't have nearly the problem.

Of course, moving to the desert SW (including much of Colorado) gets rid of the problem. Humidity in the low 20s or lower doesn't form much frost, snow, or ice.

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Old 05-15-2018, 08:55 PM   #16
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Freezer - Ice forming on back wall and around the top middle where it seals

If I may jump in here with a question of my own. We have noticed ice forming on the back wall of our freezer and around where the seal from the door presses - at about the center. Is this Normal? I did see a conversation about cotton balls in the seal to get a better fit... any comments would be appreciated.


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Old 11-15-2023, 12:03 PM   #17
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I had the same issue, trying the solution of the plastic slider. Mine is on the left rather than the right, and was all of the way at the top. My fridge was freezing EVERYTHING in it, not just stuff on the top shelf. Hopefully this works - frozen lettuce is not good!
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Old 11-15-2023, 03:47 PM   #18
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I had the same issue, trying the solution of the plastic slider. Mine is on the left rather than the right, and was all of the way at the top. My fridge was freezing EVERYTHING in it, not just stuff on the top shelf. Hopefully this works - frozen lettuce is not good!
You re-awakened a thread that is over 5 years old so I'm sure that the OP's issues have been resolved by now.
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