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The freezer is thawing. the refrigerator is runningfine, the lights are working when the doors are opened. The freezer readout is blinking 2 degrees. How do we re-start the freezer portion of the refrigerator?

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Many times a freezer and/or refrigeratordo not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many otherthings that can go wrong. If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing thencheck out the last two tips.

If your refrigerator is running but warm, then...

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