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Freezer and frig is not working

My kenmore side by side frig is not freezing nor cooling. the fan at the back of the freezer above the coils is working. Is this the compressor or is it something simple. This model 57262792 made in 1999.

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I would start by pulling it out, removing the lower back panel, and see if the compressor is running. It is the black ball on the left side. If it is not running, check voltage at the two wires at the compressor. If there is voltage, try a new overload/relay kit. If there is no voltage, try a thermostat. If the compressor is running, check the evaporator behind the rear freezer panel to see if it is frozen solid, if it is, replace the defrost timer.

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