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The freezer section of my whirlpool double door refrigerator becomes too cool while refrigerator section does not cool lower than 56 deg F. Setting of Freezer section is at minimum cool (extreme left) while refrigerator section is Cooler.

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When you open the freezer door you should hear a fan running, that's what cools your refrigerator section. If you don't hear that fan, that may be the problem. Also if there is frost on the back panel of the freezer that also may indicate a defrost problem, which could cause the same problems

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