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My freezers works but my refrigerator

The freezer gets cold and the door compartments gets cold but the refrigerator does not what is the problem Freezer overworks but refrigerator side does not cool enough and milk/food gets spoilt. ITs a a double door fridge. The control knob for settings for freezer doesnot slide and work, though the frigde side works and I've it at maximum cold setting.

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    I have the freezer on the bottom, and the freezer seems to work fine, but the fridge part is not staying cool. I've turned the thermostat up, made sure the air returns are clear, and have vaccumed underneath. (as much as I could) The unit is not running all the time. Is this a thermostat issue? Also, I have removed the rear cover and have cleaned off the fan, which is working fine.

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Make sure all your fans are turning. maybe try to remove the knobs and see if you can turn them without the knobs, possibly they could be stripped.

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