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GE TFX26ZPDAWW freezer works fine, refrigerator section hot ..

When I feel for air flow at the freezer to fridge vent, then I get very little air flow ....

I hear fan unit for freezer and feel the air move in the freezer, but little or no air flow to refrigerator side.

how do I remove back of freezer to check, if a thermostat dehumidifier timer where do I / how do I get to them?

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Is there any frost build up in the freezer perhaps causing a blockage of cold air from the freezer to the fridge portion? Maybe it's time to empty it and defrost it. Remove the rear panel and then using a hair dryer, remove all the frost/ice buildup behind the panel. Once you have all the ice defrosted, reassemble and plug the refrigerator back in. hope u will b helpfull regards

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