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Kenmore sxs-freezer ok, fridge side not cooling below 50

I have a kenmore side by side, the freezer side is good, but the fridge side is not cooling.The evaporator fan is blowing, the air damper is open, no blockage to return. I opened th back freezer panel and checked evaporator coils- some ice/frost but no excesive. I did the troubleshooting per the instructions on service sheet and all 6 pass. (but i did not check for voltage to defrost heater with meter but i felt it in the manual mode and it was on). What's the next thing to check? Please help

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