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Refrigerator not keeping cool

My GE refrigerator model TPS24BP is no longer cooling well enough.
The freezer is working but both sides are not consistently holding the correct temperature.

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Your coils could be clogged with debris. i had the same problem. You can go to home depot and get a specific brush that you can use to clean out the coils. They are either behind the fridge, or under the fridge. Do it on a regular basis, cause that can cause the compressor to burn out. I am not an expert, but that worked for me

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