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Side by side refridge was dirty and I cleaned

Side by side refridge coil under the unit was dirty and I cleaned it out. the wall between the freezer and refrig was hot, now it's cold, but the freezer isn't freezing and the drinks in the refrig aren't getting cold. I hear it running and I've adjusted the thermostats, but the same. could there be a circuit tripped or an overload tripped? Water still runs out the front when you put a glass in slot and the lights come on when the doors are open

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I would pull the refrig out , and remove the back panel , covering the compressor and fan motor . Check to see if the fan is working . Fan not working , causes the divider panel , to get very hot . Also , fan not working , causes the compressor to over heat and cut off on the overload .

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