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Kenmore 22' bottom freezer model 596.77275790 isnt cooling in the fridge and the freezer seems to be working but there is alot of frost on the back of the freezer,I turned the fridge as high as it would go and it still feels warm inside. You can here a motor running though,Please help...

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Sounds like the freezer/refrigerator ciculating fan is wearing out, this fan supplies the circulation for the freezer as well as the refrigerator. When is starts to wear out the rpms are reduced to a point that it will keep the freezer cold but not the refrigerator. The minimum cost to replace this fan is around $300.00

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