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Refrigerator I've got a side by side refrigerator in which the freezer has frost buildup and the fridge does not get cool. I've tried unplugging the refrigerator for roughly 4 hours and pluggin it back in and the problem persists. Is there something else that I can try to fix this problem?

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  • 4 hours is not enough to defrost it. also it will just frost back up if it has a bad heater, defrost timer or thermal switch.
 it is not defrosting as it should.
  • possible causes:
  1. bad defrost timer/control board
  2. bad defrost heater (in freezer)
  3. bad thermal switch in freezer
If you don’t know what these are then unplug the machine and let the ice melt in the freezer overnight with the door open. Then try it the next day, if is cooling fine then you need to have a service person replace one of the above items. 

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