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My Whirlpool American fridge freezer is not giving out any cold air in the fridge compartment. I have checked to see if the filter in the top left corner is frozen - and even used a hairdryer to eliminate this - it's not - there is still no cold air coming out. Can you help? Regards Tracey May

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