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Old 07-20-2013, 02:42 AM   #1
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We have now been in our GK a little over 4 weeks. There doesn't seem to be a different setting for the freezer and the fridge. If I keep my ice cream frozen, then my salad and fruit freeze and my soda are slushy. Don't mind the slushy soda, but frozen lettuce is not good and neither is watermelon! Is there a way to get the freezer to keep my ice cream solid and still have the fridge just keep things nice and cold and not frozen?????
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Old 07-20-2013, 09:46 AM   #2
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I don't think there is a way to adjust separate. We keep ours set on 6 and that seems just right. It makes ice cubes and keeps them frozen and things in the refrige are fine. We have cantaloupe in there now and it is fine. We are in Florida with heat and humidity also.
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Old 07-20-2013, 09:47 AM   #3
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The best you can do is find a happy medium. We run our fridge on 5, much higher and things in the fridge start to freeze. At 5 ice cream will be firm but not rock solid, the best we've been able to come up with.
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Old 07-20-2013, 10:45 AM   #4
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I agree. We had the same problem (freezing lettuce, etc), lowered the setting and now have soft ice cream (but ice cubes and frozen meat, veggies, etc are fine). Someone somewhere suggested keeping ice cream in the lower left corner of the freezer as that's the coldest spot. Haven't checked it out with a thermometer yet, but it doesn't make a huge difference in ours
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Old 07-20-2013, 10:46 AM   #5
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wish we had that problem right now. we can't get ours below 36 for the last week or so. tried electric and propane. set on 5 it only goes to 36, I guess because of the heat,
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Old 07-20-2013, 11:20 AM   #6
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The constant digits on our Dometic Display have nothing to do with the temperature in the freezer... they represent the temperature of the fresh food section. See page 7 of the users manual for the Frig. Edited by: Adamsvr
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Old 07-20-2013, 11:23 AM   #7
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Our's seems to equalize if you don't get in it for a day or two (lettuce freeze, etc.), but if we open it a lot, it seems OK. I've gotten in the habit of setting it to 5 if we are leaving, and 6 when I get back. We really haven't used it enough to tell if that helps or not.
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:20 PM   #8
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We have the Norcold 12 ft3 with ice maker. When we load the fridge we start at #7 to cool everything, then reduce to #6. For the freezer compartments we put meat in the left side and breads, etc in the right. We find the right freezer is not as cold as the left side.

On a cool days we reduce the fridge to #5 or the contents start to freeze. Even at this setting the ice remains frozen.
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Old 07-20-2013, 03:53 PM   #9
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WOW. We have been running between 8 and 9. Just trying to keep the ice cream frozen. Ice cream in this family is like beer in others!!

I will move the ice cream to the left and drop the temp down to 7 and see if that works.

Willing to try anything. Need to keep my lettuce fresh too.
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Old 07-20-2013, 05:01 PM   #10
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Check the freezer seal, you may be loosing cold out of an ill fitting door. Or a seal that is not working. Put a piece of paper in the door and close it, there should be some resistance when you remove the paper, if not the seal is bad and call your dealer
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