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Whirlpool side by side Fridge Freezer S20BRBB20

I have a Whirlpool side by side model S20BRBB20. Freezer seems ok, but fridge is not cold enough and the water from the chilled water dispenser is not cold at all.

The fridge freezer is about 6 years old. Back brain was replaced under warranty in the first year and three years ago I replaced the front and back brain.

Is this another brain problem or could it be something else?

Thanks for any help.

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  • meadowcat Apr 30, 2010

    Thanks for the reply myndow. I have already taken the back panel off the freezer and found no build up of ice. I left it turned off to allow it to defrost, but it has made no difference. The fan is operating. It goes off when I open the fridge door and comes on when I close it again.

  • meadowcat Apr 30, 2010

    Thanks for the reply myndow. I have already taken the back panel off the freezer and found no build up of ice. I left it turned off to allow it to defrost, but it has made no difference. The fan is operating. It goes off when I open the fridge door and comes on when I close it again.

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Your fridge is simply not defrosting itself or moving air off the freezer coil. Try defrosting it and make sure the fan is operating. If the brains have been replaced already i do not think you should have to deal with them again unless consumer reports suggest otherwise.

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