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My whrilpool freezer and refrigerator stop working after defrosting

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I noticed my freezer was leaking, so I thawed the whole freezer yesterday and clean up the system. Today, I noticed that my freezer and refrigerator did not cool the whole system. Everything is warming up. No cooling at al. But I listened to it and it seems wokring, just no cool air . What is the problem ? Lights are on , Power is on

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1Plugged coils (lint and dirt) cutting off air flow will cause the problem you describe; Also
2 Fan that will not run underneath the box
3 Defective compressor
4 Compressor starting components, are the 1st items that come to mind with a description like yours.

But first check your controls inside and make sure they are set to mid range.
2 types of controls in refrigerators 1 for on off and 1 for air flow. If this control you mentioned has "off" on it this is the thermostat. Look for the other one and set it to mid range

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