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Freezer and fridge areas both 50 degrees

In the past 24 hours our fridge started losing temps, everything in freezer has thawed. We moved everything perishable into the garage fridges. Recently have been processing caribou meat after a hunting trip and putting bags into the GE inside letting them freeze and then moving into freezer outside as we process. Checked under fridge, no dust, nothing, fan is running but no cooling going on top or bottom. Tried turning controls up to max, made no difference. Is there anything I can do before I call a repair man?

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Re: Freezer and fridge areas both 50 degrees

Assuming you have a frost-free refigerator:
Is your motor-compressor running?
If so, check if you have ice in the freezer section; if so, maybe your defrost thermostat or heating element is kaput.
If the motor-compressor is not running, check in the back of the refrgerator if the defrost time is stuck open, bu turning clockwire the small test screw, with a 1/2inch screwdriver.

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