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Light is on but, refrigerator and freezer does not get cold. Can you give a suggestion to the problem please?????

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First, check to see if the compressor motor is on (located in the lower rear). If it is, make sure the fan near the compressor is on and also make sure all fans in the compartments work. If they all work, you can check the evaporator (behind the rear freezer panel) to see if it is frozen solid. If it is not frozen, the sealed system will have to be serviced. If the compressor is not working, check the 2 wires at the compressor for voltage (should be 120 v.). If 120 volts is present, replace the relay/overload on the compressor. If 120 volts is not present, replace the thermostat.

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