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Side by side, freezer is cold, fridge is warm, freezer is iced-up

.GE side by side. frezer is cold, refrigerator is warm, back of freezer is iced-up.

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Hi: Your defrost heater ot timer is out. Hence the frost. That also clogs the airways to the fresh food compartment. If you are handy, unload the fridge (you will need a cooler or have a bbq for everybody,) I can't give you the specifics but you will need to remove the panel where the frost is, first let the frost melt off. at the bottom of the coils will be a heater tube. Usually glass with a metal coil in it. See if there is a break in the coil. If so replace it. If that is ok it is your timer. Most likely electronic and expensive. This can be anywhere. Look at a diagram of the fridge to see. Sears parts is a good site for it. Hope I helped, Jeff

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