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My fridge has stopped working. the light comes on, but has stopped chilling. the freezer section is working perfectly. can you give me some assistance?

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  • islandpearl6 Jan 01, 2009

    MY LG fridge is making an helipcoter noise and is hot, but the freezer seems to still be working. And this has been going on for over a month now. I had to throut out 300 worth of food.

  • Ken Bledsoe May 11, 2010

    When you open the freezer do you hear a fan running inside the compartment?

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You have a defrost problem, or your evaporator motor has stopped working.if you have ice build-up on the back of the freezer, you have a bad heater, defrost thermostat, or a bad timer

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