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Greetings. I own an older model frigidaire (FRS22WNCW)and the cooling systems seems faulty. THe Freezer section (side by side)works perfectly, while the refer side hovers at 64F and will not get cooler. I deforsted the coils to see if that would help, without success. Please advise

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You have a defrosting issue either the defrost heater the defrost thermastat or the defrost timer is bad only one is the problem

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