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Fridge is not cold but the light will turn on...

I just cleaned my fridge, and it was open quite a bit. The light is working, however the fan is not turning on and the fridge is not getting cold. I have it set on maximum cool. I have a Tempassure Amana...Is there a way to reset the fridge? Or....does it sound like we may need maintenance? please help. have err ff on display more times than the normal display. unplug the unit , connect it back u can hear the compressor kick in but wil stop in 5minutes.

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