"Since you understand thermodynamics, you can easily understand the
Inside the fridge is a thermostat Once the temperature get below about
40 (depending on setting), it shuts the compressor off. It does not
what the freezer temperature is, the other portion is satisfied so no
to add more cooling (actually, heat extraction). Thus, the freezer
also attain the same temperature as the fridge portion since the
provides all the heat removal needed."
Great explanation! I have always wondered......... I see Coke
Machines outside in 10F weather. How do they work?? Do they heat up
to keep the soda at 35F?