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I have a GE refridgerator and for some reason the freezer will not get cold enough to make ice. I am starting to think that the air blowing is not getting cold enough and I have the freezer temp set at the highest which is a 9.

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You may have lost enough coolant so it isn't enough anymore to do the heat transfer required to cool properly.
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The compressors are pretty durable so your unit probably just needs coolant.   Unfortunately, this isn't a DIY job; it requires the proper equipment to do the recharge and desoldering/resoldering of copper tubing. It isn't built like an automotive system which has a valve for replenishing coolant levels.  

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