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Fridge is hot while freezer works fine

Hi , fridge is not cooling but the freeze works fine. I cleaned the coils on the bottom , when i open the freezer cold air blows out of the fridge when i close the freezer it stops, i know whave a tub sticking out of the freezer so the fridge gets cool air ,, dont know how long this will last ,, thanks for any help

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Re: fridge is hot while freezer works fine

Defrost for 24hrs with doors open, turn back on it will then work ok. Regards Advisor

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