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LG Refrigerator has no cold air for fridge but freezer works fine

I have approx four old LG fridge. The freezer had a little frost because I left the door open slightly (by accident).
A few days later the freezer works the same as usual but for the last day the fridge hasn't worked. All food has gone to waste... though I think a tiny little air is there but not cold cold cold.
I have tried turning it off and removing all frost (well believe so) and cooling the compressor as it was steamy hot . Still the fridge part does not work. There is no water in the drip tray are the back like normal. In the past I think the fridge has overheated and my safety power cut out power to the fridge... I just let it sit with fan over it too cool and it worked again... this was when it was hot. In winter now so I cooled the compressor this time with a damp tea towel.
Initially I thought in may need to be regased but my freezer is working fine.
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Sounds like the freezer fan(FF)is wearing out, This problem is very hard to diagnose because the fan spins but not fast enough to circulate the chilled air thru the freezer and refrigerator. This repair costs parts and labor around $300.00

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