Fridge in Garage freezing everything during winter

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Old 01-04-18, 06:12 AM
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Fridge in Garage freezing everything during winter

Hey guys, I have a fridge in my detached garage here in NY so super cold in there during the winter. The freezer section works as normal but now during the latest cold weather, the milk, juice and veggies in the fridge section is frosting up. Is this normal and what can I do here please? The fridge section Thermostat was on Medium, yesterday I turned it down to Minimum setting.

Please note the both the the fridge door items are not frosting, why is that please?
 
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Old 01-04-18, 08:09 AM
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Temperatures in your garage may be below freezing. A refrigerator does not have a heater to keep the fridge section warm so if your garage is below freezing temperature eventually everything in the fridge will freeze.
 
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Old 01-04-18, 08:16 AM
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Pilot dane is correct about the items freezing.

fridge door items are not frosting, why is that please?
There is probably a heater strip at the inside edge of the doors that keeps condensation from forming under normal conditions. It is probably providing enough heat to keep those items from freezing.
 
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Old 01-04-18, 08:26 AM
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Well yes, definitely the temp in the garage will be very low so I will wait until the temp rises before putting stuff in there. Thanks for the explanations guys.
 
 

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