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Unit is running just not cold in fridge and freezer is warm

Only 3 years old

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It probably needs a defroster timer. You can take it apart and clean the contacts with some sand paper to fix the old one. It's located just behind the light bulb. You will have to lower the cover for the light to get to it. Defrost the top freezer by leaving it off for a period of time or take the shelves out and blowing hot air into the rear vents until ice melts. Then reinstall timer and plug back in. Get the whole model number and go to appliancepartspro.com to get a diagram. I fixed mine in less than an hour. frt18il6dw

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SOURCE: Whirlpool GB9SHDXP (freezer on bottom) fridge warm, freezer cold

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sounds like the evaporator in the freezer section is iced up and you need to see if the defrost section is working correctly,then as for the warm refrige side,it sound as if the vent damper door is frozen shut or the cold control in the refrige isn't opening it to let cold air into the refrige from the freezer,if its frozen take a hand held hair dryer and remove the vent grille over it and defrost it and then check to make sure the control opens and closes it as you adjust its control in the refrige

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SOURCE: Two year old Fridge with

First thing to check would be the fan in the freezer compartment, it circulates the cold air up to the refrigerator compartment

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SOURCE: fridge light on but fridge

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