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I have a refrigerator of Westing House model no is RJ275M. It is old one. It is auto frost free fridge. My problem is top freezer working good but lower compartment of fridge not getting cold enough. And I found lots of frost deposited in freezer area. I think it's free frost system not working. So Can you please advise me how to fix this problem by myself? Thanks

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