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My fridge is not getting cold. Adjusted temp. Freezer is fine

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There a few things that could be going on. First thing to check for is if the fan in the freezer compartment is running. If it is, while you have the freezeropen, look on the back wall to see if you h ave a build up of ice/ frost on it. If you deo this means you have a defrost problem which consist of defrost heaters, bi-metal thermostat which connect to the heaters and a defrost timer. Depending on the machine, which part wrong could very. Most commonly it will be the defrost timer and or bi-metal thermostat. If none of this is happening the air damper which lets air flow from the freezer side to the fridge could be shut not letting cool air to pass.

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