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Freezer not getting cold enough

Lately, I have noticed that my Frigidaire GLRT86TEKF freezer is not freezing anything. It does get cold in there, but you can't even freeze some ice. There is cold air coming out of the back, but I also noticed an ice build-up in the lower right of the freezer section.
Any suggestions are appreciated.

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It would sound like you ether have a defrost problem . or a drain heater problem or posibly even a short refrigerant problem / if you can identify the location of the defrost timer located on the underside of the compartment divider unless im mistaken with this modle . you can manually put the fridge into a defrost. listen close to the freezer and see if you can hear ice water sizeling on a heater in about 5 or 10 minutes. if yes then you know the heater is working and you replace the timer. if no then alow the timer to come out of defrost on its own. if it does then the time is running ok and youll have to look for a nothe problem. the other two problems would have to be exposed by a pro. if it is a refrigerant shortage this is normally under 5 or 7 year woranty . chck you lables or woraty info on line. hope this was helpfull

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