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I have a GE refrigerator side by side that is 2 years old. We noticed last night that food wasn't very cold, so we checked the temperature setting. The setting is at 9 the coldest, yet it doesn't seem to be working. The refrigerator currently doesn't have many items in it, so it isn't like it was trying to chill a full refrigerator. The Model is GSH22JSTA SS. I unplugged the refrigerator for two minutes and plugged back in to see if that would help, but it still doesn't seem to be working. Can you help?

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If the refrigerator is not cooling it could be for a couple reasons.
Either there is an excess of ice buildup between the freezer and the refrigerator or the compressor is bad. If its just and ice buildup all you need to do is remove the ice by either defrosting the refrigerator or using hot water poured down into the air vent inside the machine.
If its not the ice, its probably the compressor in which case you would have to get a professional to come and replace it which is rather costly. In most cases you are better off buying a new machine rather than replacing the compressor. Especially since it is not that old and is already having a major problem. If you decide to buy a new machine I recommend Whirlpool brand appliances.

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