Stupid fridge question

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  1. chump

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    So inside my fridge is a dial with numbers on it which i presume is a way making the fridge cooler.

    Thing is without an instruction manual would you assume that the higher the number you set - the cooler the temperature? This would be my assumption but then also it could be assumed that a lower number would make it cooler.

    I'm confused :confused::rotfl:
     
  2. phil t

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    Set it midway?

    :)
     
  3. chump

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    yeah i usually would but 3 days ago i got a 1.7kg turkey out the freezer and 2 days later it was still a little frozen so figured fridge was set too cold (packaging said 24 hours to defrost). Hence why i need to know how to make it less cold ;)
     
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    Yup. Higher the cooler. Simple :)
     
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    wait till the compressor is not running, then turn the dial each way and note which direction makes the compressor come on. This direction will be to make cooler
     
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    I'd recommend you purchase a fridge thermometer, in that way it will remove any doubt. They are relatively inexpensive at around fiver at most. Between 3 & 5 degrees C is the fridge temperature you should be aiming for.
     

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