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Can't get temp in fridge to go below 50 F. Freezer works fine and makes ice. It started when our area had a heat wave and the inside of our house was 85+ most of the day. The ice maker stopped working, so I pulled the top panel and vacuumed the condensor. The fan is running, but the temp guage doesn't kick in until '10' is selected on the dial. Once I cleaned the condensor, the freezer started working and it began making ice, but the fridge continues to stay near 50f.

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Have you checked the evaporator fan(freezer fan), This problem is hard to detect because the fan spins but not fast enough to circulate the chilled air thru the freezer and refrigerator.

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