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My freezer is not very cold. Ice had started to form in the rear section. My refrigerator is not cooling very well.

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Number one problem in refrigerators is dirt.. Vacuum the coil and fan under your frig.. Did mine tonite because it was running to long..*****

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Click this link below and follow the troubleshooting:----

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/refrigerator-is-not-cooling-properly.html

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