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Whirlpool arg667 frostfree fridge/ freezer. fridge section not cooling, freezer basically ok. could it be a circulating fan? Help!

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Yes it could be the fan,try completely defrosting it manually then restart it ,if you can then feel airflow it will be a fault in the defrost system,either timer,heater etc,if after defrosting manually you cannot feel airflow it will be the fan or fanblade faulty

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