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Frost on back of freezer, not cooling right in both boxes

Maytag Side By Side Model RSW24EOD. Both Freezer side and refrigerator not cooling. Freezer side is frosted on the back wall but temperatue is about 35. Refrigerator at 45. Cooler at the bottom than the top.
What might be the cause?
Condensor coils are clean checked that yesterday.

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You probably have a defrost heater, timer, or temperature switch failure. The heater is the most common problem. What happens is frost has clogged the cooling coils and very little cold air is being circulated through it to do the cooling. Clean out the freezer and remove the back panel to thaw out with a hair drier or wet vac blower etc. Now find the cause. http://www.appliance411.com/faq/howdefrostworks.shtml

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