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Re: Everything in My Freezer is Melting and Fridge is...
Find another place for all of your food because you may need to call a service company.
stuck in defrost (if nothing is running)
bad compressor (if fans are still running)
freon problem if everything is still running
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If your fridge is not designed with an automatic de-icing function, then there may be an ice dam blocking the cold air from moving from the freezer to the fridge. I had a fridge once that would get blocked with ice even if the rest of the freezer was ice-free.
Unplug your unit (often shutting off the breaker is easier than digging behind the fridge for the plug).
Pull everything out of the freezer and put it in a box. Cover the box completely with blankets to insulate it so your food doesn't thaw and spoil. Prop open the freezer door and let any ice accumulation melt.
Once everything has thawed out, wipe up the water and plug the unit back in. You should be able to tell after 10 minutes or so whether the fridge is getting cooler or not.
Sounds to me like your freon is low. That is the gas fridges use to cool things down.
I may be wrong but I would get a repair man to check the freon pressure first.. Low freon is caused by a small leak in one of the lines or in the compressor its self. I had an old fridge and the freon went low just over time.and had to be topped up.
sounds like compressor has failed remove the fridge and put your hand on the black unit at the back (compressor) it should be quite warm if running if not its not starting compressor are at there most stress when starting up and if failing this defrost may have killed it completely
You have a failed component or components in your automatic defrost system. This is why you have excessive frost inside the freezer along the back wall. The timer could be stuck in run mode. The defrost thermostat (bi-metal) could be defective or the defrost heater could be open or shorted.