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Freezer side is working normal. Refrig. is not cooling .temp set is on more cool side. I cleaned condenser. Light bulb off during closing.

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    Check heater in freezer, will sit under evaporator, looks like a halogen bulb, but don't light up, more then likely, the evaporator is froze, so no air from freezer blows into refrigerator, heater should cycle 4 times with in 24 hrs, back panel of freezer will have to be remove, to replace heater, part runs about $40.00, hope this was helpful.

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