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My two door refridgetor don't get cold/ the top part freez but the buttom parts is cool

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Since we know the machine is producing cold, that is a plus. The cold is created in the freezer. From here, a fan moves it through vents into the frig. From the frig it goes back into the freezer and makes a big loop. What you have here is a motor to the fan in the freezer gone out. If you want to fix it yourself I'd be happy to tell you how. If you want to know if it's worth fixing, I would say most definitely. I would expect $60-$100 for the fan motor then labor on top of that. If you have a model number I could look it up for you :)

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