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I have a whirlpool fridge freezer (model 20rud4). It was working fine until about 3 weeks ago and tthen suddenly the fridg is not staying cold eneough. It was originally set to 5 degrees centigrade . i ahve reduced it to 2 degress and even then the fridge part although cold is not as cod as it used to be (even on 5 degress

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It is possible that your fridge has developed a snag in its cooling system. what could be done from your end will be to first of all switch off the fridge for at least 8 hours. allow it to totally defrost. then switch on to see if the cooling returns. if so reduce the thermostat to 7 degrees and check. if the cooling returns then you will need to check for frosting inside due to failure of the thermostat or the auto defroster. if there is still no cooling then your gas has leaked, failureof the compressor, failue of the valves in the compressor could be suspected. Probe with these inputs. Good day

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