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Refrigerator not staying cold

The refrigerator is suddenly reading 48 - 52 degrees. The light switch toggle is somewhat shaky - but has been working. Sometimes it has needed a jiggle to make the lights go on, but not lately. Within the past few days, I have noticed high temp. readings on digital read out for refrigerator. I have turned the unit off and turned it back on and waited a few hrs. to see if it cools back down to desired set temp of 39 - and it is not. what is wrong. This is only 8 years old cost a fortune.
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Put you own thermometer inside and see if the temperature is the same as the digital thermometer. the light switch shouldn't have anything to do with the temp. another thing to check is see if the condenser fan (condenser is the metal coil on the outside) is running, and that the coil is clean. if the coil is dirty or the fan is not running then either clean the coil or check for voltage at the fan. if you have voltage to the fan and it doesn't run then you need to replace the fan. if you don't have voltage to the fan then you may have a deeper problem. hope this helps

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