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I HAVE A FRIGIDAIRE REFRIGERATOR WITH BUILT IN ICE MAKER MODEL # FRT18INLHW APPROX 7 YRS OLD. THE REFRIGERATOR AND FREEZER ARE NOT GETTING COLD ENOUGH. I CLEANED THE COMPRESSOR AND CONDENSER COILS. IS THE COMPRESSOR GOING BAD? I ALREADY CHECKED THE OBVIOUS, TEMP SETTING, BREAKER. WOULD IT BE CHEAPER TO HAVE THE REFRIGERATOR REPAIRED, OR JUST BUY A NEW ONE?

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If needs sealed system repair problaby cheaper to buy new. try removing the back wall of freezer section, is there excessive frost build up??? is the fan behind tere even running(if not replace hte fan). if theres frost built up hten look for a defrost problem. Perhaps a defrost timer, defrost thermostat, or even a bad heater assy. if you remove to coil adn find a ball of frost in 1 corner nad rest of evaporator is clean and dry, thats an indicator of sealed system problem

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