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I noticed a couple weeks ago the frig side was not cold enough. Milk spoiling but butter not getting soft. Freezer side seemed to be working ok. Now Ice cream in freezer is getting soft.

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How old is the fridge? Most units have a system of tubing attached to metal fins, which is located in the back of the unit. This tubing & fins must be kept clean as dust will accumelate & insulate the freon gas from turning into a liquid.. Another problem is when the motor & compressor does NOT get enough air to cool the tubing & fins. This happens when the refrigerator is located in a closet type atmosphere where the unit is too big to get any air to the rear of the unit. NO spacing on the sides or top. ALSO, the compressor might of died. In this case, if the unit is out of warranty and/or over 7-15 years old, buy another, NOT worth the repair. If still under warranty, call vendor/manufacture.
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