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The fridge side is not cooling,in the top left side there is a vent no air is coming thru,until freezer door is opened.fan is working acts like it is starving for air but i dont where it gets its air from to see if something is plugged off.

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Can be that the frost has blocked the intake and choking the fan from blowing to the vent.
You must look into the fan vent section and see if the assembly can be taken out to probe into . Usually this is a latch on that can come but may be tight due to frost. So switch off the fridge and allow it to cool off maybe 8 hours so that all frost comes off.Now restart and check if the cooling returns to the fridge. If so open and check or look below the fridge at the bottom for the auto defrost timer to be a suspect.

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