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Refrigerator problem refrigerator section is not cooling properly. The side by side freezer seems to be working properly.

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  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2009

    refrigerator side is not cooling,freezer is ok ,fan is running .no air coming out of cooling vent at top of fridge side.is there another fan?or could this possibly be a thermastat problem.

  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2009

    You guys are the BEST! Love this site! OK my Freezer door was left open a crack (for a day or two) and now the fridge is not very cold even though the freezer door has been closed properly for 2 days. So fridge not very cold but freezer is and there is frost build up on the freezers bottom half back wall. Can I fix this myself? How exactly?

  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2009

    what if there is no air flow out of the vent, what is the fix

  • avericon May 10, 2009

    We have frost on the back freezer panel, no air coming out of the refer side, but the fan is running in the freezer (and the freezer works). What do I do to troubleshoot beyond this?

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I just took mine apart and it turned out to be the air diffuser assembly. The freezer side cools to the set temp by running the compressor. the refer side cools by allowing freezer air in through the diffuser. It's a shutter assy. in the upper left corner. I took mine apart and there was a broken piece inside that is part of the shutter itself, positioned by a motor. Fixed it with epoxy but a new on is adround $70 if you are not keen on fixing small parts.

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3 most common things that cause this are a defrost problem (will notice frost build up on back freezer panel), bad evaporator fan motor (should hear fan running in the freezer), or bad damper (vent to the fridge section). If no frost and fan is running check for air flow out of the vent. It should be at the top of the fridge section.

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