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Model rs21dcsv freeze is working but fridge is not working

The freeze is in good working position but the fridge side is not cooling ie is not cold and the temparature is set to 1oc

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  • womackl1 Nov 21, 2008

    I have a samsung side by side and the refrigerator is not cooling, and ice is building up behind the panel in back of the freezer. Where is the thermastat, defrost timer, and heater located?

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CHeck to see if there is ice built up on the back wall of the freezer. If so you have a defrost problem. Manually defrost it then take the back wall out of the frezer and check ohms on the heater if heater is ok then replace just the defrost timer and thermostat. If heater is bad replace all three.

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