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Whirlpool runs, but freezer not freezing and frig not freezing

Unit not Cooling(refrigerator) and not freezing.

Whirlpool refrigerator & freezer unit approx 10 years old. It runs, but freezer does not freeze and refrigerator does not freeze. Suggestions or ideas on what is wrong?

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If the compressor is running but the unit is not cooling you may have lost the refrigerant.  See if the condenser coils at the back or bottom are hot.  If they are only warm then the refrigerant is low and can be recharged.  Service tech should check for leak in coolant system.

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