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Refrigerator not keeping temp.

My refrigerator is not keeping temp. the freezer is working, but the fridge is not staying cool enough. the appliances came w. the house so they should be no more than 2 yrs. old! We have tried to turn off the bottom half but nothing seems to work.Any advice plz
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    Johnny May 11, 2010

    any water build up in the fridge section? does the door gasket look ok? can you feel any cold air blowing into the fridge section? is the fridge tightly packed(crowded) with food?

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There is normally a fan in the freezer (usually removing the back panel from inside the fridge will show it [sometimes you need to pull the bottom panel of the freezer off] The panels are normally secured with phillips head screws.). If it doesn't turn, it probably needs replacing. Make sure the coils are not iced over. [unplug while removing panels, then plug back in... the temp will have risen in the freezer so the fan should come on right away].

Make sure that the "vents" in the freezer (bottom of the freezer - in the front back or both) are not covered.

Some fridges have a separate control for fridge temp, make sure that was not moved, or try setting to a colder setting.

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