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On my kenmore refrigerator mod number 25374879401 the freezer is cold and the bottom is not cooling.the condenser fan is running as well as the one in the freezer.any help would be appreciated

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Ck the back of freezer for ice build up there should be no ice . if so the defrost heater has failed or the drain is pluged . . thes units often need drain heater's to prevent the problem .. mm

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. Cut everything off for a few minutes then turn it back on and listen for a click from the compressor relay as the compressor tries to start.
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