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Refigerator running warmer and the freezer not freezing. In the freezer ice on the back wall

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Check to see whether the ice maker has been turned off. Here's how to check. Look for a wire along the right side of the ice maker that looks a bit like a coat hanger. If this wire is in the raised position, the ice maker is turned off. On some units you simply lower the wire to the down position to turn the ice maker on. On others, you lower a small red plastic lever to lower the wire. If the wire is in the proper position check the freezer temperature, it should be between 0-8 degrees Fahranheit. If it is warmer than 10-12 degrees, the ice maker may not produce any ice. Check your door seals and thermostat, repair/replace as necessary.

Also, many times we find is the ice built up on the coils and it's caused the fan to stop spinning. That's usually apparent because you won't hear the air movement. The symptoms of that are cool freezer with the bottom section of the fridge slightly cool. Either way it's a good idea to clean the coils. You can force defrost with the manual knob in most cases. You spin it with a flat head or phillips whichever fits best and spin it till everything shuts off when that happens as long as it's not cut off the coil should come on and thaw the freezer section. It's usually located where the light bulb is and it just looks like a little blue or black knob. Also make sure you are not blocking the vent that allows the fan to circulate air.
I would also suggest you to go to the below webiste

http://www.repairclinic.com/Refrigerator-Repair-Help

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