Question about Whirlpool 21.0 cu. ft. Top Freezer Refrigerator with IceMagic Plus Ice Maker

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Whirlpool fridge with top freezer.( no ice maker )

I have had my fridge for a little over 3 years I was wonder are there 2 freeon lines one for the freezer and one for the fridge because my freezer part still works but my fridge is no longer getting cold enough to keep things cold enough so that they wont spoil. If it isn't the freeon ? then what could it be? Please help

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    will deffinitley check into this when I get home and let you know what I see. Thanks for entering into this so quickly

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Check if you have frost build up at the back side of the freezer section.

if you do, then it is a defrosting problem.

you could have a problem with the defrost timer, the defrost heater , or the bi-metal.

if there is no frost accumulation, that would be something more and you have to elaborate on what you observe with the unit to help me further troubleshoot your unit.

tnx 4 using fixya,

drcool

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