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Freezer working /fridge not

Freezer seems to be fine. no cooling to fridge nomatter wat temp it is set at. Cleaned coils just to make sure not that.

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You most likely have a failure in the defrost circuit. One or more of thee possibilities: Heating element, defrost timer and/or defrost thermostat.

Check these links:
http://appliancehelponline.com/defrostheatervideo.html
http://appliancehelponline.com/referdefrostheater.html

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