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My whirlpool refrig wont cool down the freezer.

The refrig gets to 39 degrees and the freezer only gets down to 40.

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Reach into your freezer and feel the back wall. If it is VERY cold then likely your freezer coils are frozen over which prevents the unit from cooling properly. There is also a Defrost thermostat that helps control freezer temp that you'll need to have checked. This is a last resort but if it's a newer frig, the computer control board would be the culprit if the others are OK.

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