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Frigerator not cooling

Okay, here goes. Both fans are running, compressor getting warm, but not kicking over. I do hear a clicking noise, like the compressor is trying to kick in, but never does. It will do this every 5-10 min. It clicks twice. I have tried unplugging it for hours, thinking maybe it would reset. I was out of town Saturday night and came back to a warm frige. It was stormy that night, so I don't know if the power was surging. Please tell me this is a small part that can be replaced and not the compressor. I have a Roper RT21LMXKQ00. It was made 1-02. So it not that old, just old enough that the warranty just expired. GO figure. I did clean the coils about a week before this happen. the freezer is working fine fridge is however is not cooling down, it is at 60 degrees, I cleaned the coils that did not help, the fridge also has alot of water standing in bottom all the time even when working correctly.. so basically two problems I need help with quickly. thank you. product is a Roper RT21LMXKQ

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HI thanks for the question. the water at the bottom means a clogged drain tube. which would cause the fridge not to get cold. its blocking the air vets , so the cold air, cant get down to the fridge section. . remove back wall ,of the freezer and clean all the ice build up. the drain tube goes all the way down, to the bottom drain tray .clean that tube. thanks the appliance doc. please rate my answer.

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