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WHIRLPOOL side by side freezer works fine but frig warm

Freezer good but not enough air flowing into frig side.It's empty o vents aren't blocked.

Thanks Rick The freezer works fine but the frig is warm

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You may think the freezer is fine, but stick a thermometer in to be sure. It should be around 0 degrees F. If not, you may have iced up coils. See some other posts on this site about getting to those coils and defrosting.

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