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My fridge doesn't seem like it's blowing old cold air. The freezer is working fine. Is there anything I can do to try and fix the problem?

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Take a vaccum and clean the coils. If they have a lot of dust on them the fridge won't cool properly.

Posted on Oct 12, 2013

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DO you have a thermometer to check the temp in both sections? MY first guess at the temp problem is that the fan has quit OR the vent betwen the freezer and the fridge is blocked. I bet on the fan being bad. Open the fridge door and hold in the little switch that operates the light. YOu should hear a fan running . If not, then the fan is kaput.. JOhnno.

Posted on Sep 17, 2007

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Check the damper in the top back of the fresh food section. make sure that it is open and air is coming through it.

Posted on Nov 02, 2008

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SOURCE: Freezer works fine, fridge don't

your inside fan has stopped working.  Could be stuck or frozen or simply bad.

Posted on Mar 22, 2009

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SOURCE: Fridge is not cold freezer works fine.

Try changing the damper settings in fresh food compartment. Your refrigerator has a control board and it is possible the board is no longer working correctly. If your board is bad I can help you locate one. If the fridge is still under warranty I would have the technician come out. He would possibly just change out the board without testing to original board. Other things that could cause problems are thermistor and defrost thermostat located inside the freezer and attached to the evaporator coil. If you continue to have problems, let me know, Thanks, Sea Breeze

Posted on Mar 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Refrigerator is not cold, freezer is

Hi,
There are a few reasons why the refrigerator part will not cool...here are a couple of tips that will help you to figure out why the refrigerantor is not cooling...

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http://www.fixya.com/support/r3662945-refrigerator_not_cooling_or_fridge_not

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http://www.fixya.com/support/r3771673-defrost_refrigerator_defrost_timer

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Posted on May 26, 2010

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