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Fridge Stopped cooling

The fridge is only 2 years old and now it doesn't want to cool. The first time it happened we manually defrosted it IE turned the settings to 0 and let it sit for a day. turned it back on and it worked for about a month before not cooling again. When the controls are turned up you can hear the compressor but its warm. Any clue of what I can do before calling to get it serviced? Thanks!

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Re: Fridge Stopped cooling

If the fan isn't running the "cold" won't make it to the refer section and the freezer won't get proper circulation of air. The "evaporator fan" must run when the compressor is running.

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