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My ge side by side fridge is not working properly please help me. the freezer side does not freeze anymore it's about as cold as the fridge side what can i do and what is wrong

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Check the inside back lower wall inside the freezer. If it has ice built up on it, you will most likely have a defrost problem. This will most likely be a bad heater. You can remove the panel and use a hair dryer to melt ice. The heater is wrapped around the coil inside.

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