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Freezer keeps food frozen, but bottom (refrigerator section) is not as cool as it should be. We don't hear it come on and off.

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    Fridge freezes food on setting #5

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CHECK FREEZER FAN,CHECK FREEZER DRIAN IN BACK OF FREEZER IS NOT FROZE,CHECK DEFROST TIMER TURN CLOCKWISE TILL CLICK FAN SHOULD COME ON,THANKS-MIKE

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