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I recently had to throw away some questionable food that had partially thawed in the freezer cabinet of my kenmoore, model# 253.67882508 fridge with freezer on top. i keep this fridge in my garage and in the winter i keep the garage @ 50f degrees usually but ive had trouble with the limit on the garage heater. we had a cold snap here in indy @ that same time so the garage temp has been cosiderably colder. the fridge was made in sept. of '07. if i adjust the stat colder the evaporator fan, the condensor fan and the compressor all turn on and run until the stat is satisfied and the freezer and fresh food temps are -10f and 38f respectively. the evaporator coil is ice free and the condensor coil is clean. was my garage just too cold?

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Probably,there is a garage kit available that willallow it to work at colder temps,listed in owners manule under accessories the thermostat senses refrig compartment temps.soif garage temp is below 40 or so the thermostat just doen't turn the unit on enough or not at all

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