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What temperature should it be inside my refrigerator and freezer?
To avoid personal injury or death, disconnect your appliance from its power source before you start any troubleshooting or repair work. Use caution when working inside any appliance.
The operating temperature range inside your refrigerator should be between 36F and 45F. The optimum temperature of the refrigerator is 40F. Any lower and you take a chance on freezing some items; any warmer and you risk spoilage of certain food items. The freezer temperature range should be between -10F to +10 F. The optimum temperature of the freezer is between 0F and 5F. You can check the temperatures in both compartments with the MA-RT1 thermometer. We also carry a Freezer Alarm with Battery to warn you if your frozen foods are in danger of thawing.
If your refrigerator is not quite cool enough, adjust the thermostat one increment cooler on the dial and wait 24 hours for the temperature to stabilize. If it is a little too cool, adjust it one increment warmer and wait 24 hours for the temperature to stabilize.