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Jason44,
Hello I'll try to help but I need more info.
Why did you write LOST???????????

Ready lets try a few things?
You need to make sure the freezer is not filled to the top and covering the cold air vents and passages usually found in the rear or bottom rear of the freezer!
If they are blocked or covered with packages the unit will not be able to transfer cold air to and from the fridge!
They due share the air in most refrigerators!
Also in front of your fridge at the bottom should be a removable grille.
After this is removed it is advisable to gently run a refrigerator brush in there to ,GENTLY remove the dust and lint that may accumulate on the coils.
I've seen people that never cleaned the coils and this was the reason that their fridge was not cold.
In their case the coils were so covered with dust and lint you could not see the coils till I brushed some out.
The fan sucks air in and over the coils so they may be cooled off.
If this passage is blocked of the cools are coated with dust the get hot and can not do their job.

Next if the compressor can be heard and is on try to turn the fridge off , and then unplug the fridge or if you can not reach the plug ,shut the breaker off. Either one will due.
Now wait 5 minutes and then plug it back in and then turn it on.
With this action we are trying to reset the system .
Let me know how it goes!

Please don't forget to give a rating before you sign off.
Thank You. I'm waiting for the results!!!!!!

After you try these measures, perhaps you can tell me
what type fridge,model and age?
If not only a trained tech can make the electronic diagnoses.

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Here is report that I found interesting

Repair or replace?

When to pull the plug on your old refrigerator

It nearly always makes sense to undertake simple do-it-yourself repairs,
such as replacing a gasket on a refrigerator or a freezer.

Typically, you'll also find a troubleshooting section for more-serious problems
in the owner's manual.

Should you pay for a repair or buy a new model?
The answer depends mostly on the age of your refrigerator,
how much you bought it for,and the cost of the repair.

Follow these guidelines:

When a repair makes sense.

If your refrigerator is under warranty or less than four years old (three years for top-freezers),
paying for a repair makes sense.
Note that refrigerators under warranty might require service from a factory-authorized technician;
readers have found them on a par with independent repairers.

When a repair might be a wise choice.

If your refrigerator is out of warranty and is four to seven years old,
it might make sense to pay for a repair. Customers generally pay $100 to $200 for a repair.
But you might want to buy a new model even at this stage,
given that today's models are quieter and have added features.
Higher energy efficiency is another plus: Energy Star-qualified models made after April 28, 2008,
are 43 percent more efficient than conventional models built before 2001 and 56 percent
more efficient than those built before 1993.

When it pays to replace.

The repair costs more than half the price of a comparable new refrigerator.
Data also shows that it doesn't pay to fix a less-expensive top-freezer refrigerator
six or more years old or a bottom-freezer or side-by-side eight or more years old.

Thanks to better recycling programs, less than 10 percent
of a refrigerator you replace is likely to end up in a landfill.

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