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Refrigerator (Samsung RS2555SL) quit cooling on both sides. Front panel was blinking at set temperatures (34 fridge side/0 freezer side) but inside was warm. I unplugged for 5 min and ran self-diagnostic test. No codes returned during 30 seconds. It reset itself to 74 deg/freezer side and 70 deg/fridge side. Stayed on for an hour and no change in temperature, but no longer blinking on front. Need help.

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