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Refrigerator side of my side by side to warm

I have a maytag side by side--the refrigerator part is at the coldest set temperature but its still warm in the refrigerator part. It had been making ice but it seems to have stopped (freezer-side) . I have cleaned under the appliance for dust balls etc. The door is sealing good as I had a new seal put in about 2 years ago and the seal is soft and without any holes etc.

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Check the back wall of the freezer section for signs of frost buildup. Your problem could be caused by a frozen evaporator coil in the freezer section. After making your check come back and give the model number of your Maytag .

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