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Hi,

This problem could occur due to various reason.First you have to resolve for the cause of the issue.
First Check the back wall or floor of the freezer section for frost.The Freezer(evaporator) fan is running?.This fan problem is very hard to detect.
The DC motor for the fanwears out the RPM's are effected.It gives the illusion that it is running fine,but it doen't have enough force to supply air circulation for both the freezer
and the refrigerator See weather the condenser coil for
blockage from dust and the condenser fan is running.
If you have frost in the freezer there is a problem with the defrost systemand the freezer will start to warm eventually as well as the fresh food section.Defrost system consist of:
1)Defrost terminator.
2)Defrost heater/s.
3)Defrost timer.
4)Ddaptive defrost control.
Any one of this part may be defctive.So we have to replace or repair accordingly.
Defrost timer:
Try turning the screw with screw driver in clock wise direction or anticlockwise direction and wait for 35 min to check Defrost timer has any problem.
Solution for If you have frost in the freezer and make the fridge work:
You could defrost the freezer by disconnecting the power to the refrigerator and letting it sit for at least 24 hours with both Doors
wide open to allow the frost to melt completely but it will build up again in 1-2 weeks and start the warming up again.

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