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Side by Side, Fridge is freezing at lowest setting

KSRS25IKSS01, 7 years old. Worked fine & then bottom section started freezing. Turned unit off for 3 days. Upon restart same problem and now freezing all the wat to top.

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Is you fan in the freezer working I would check it first . if not check for power to the motor ... if you have power replace motor...

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If after 24 hours, only the middle and bottom cups are ice, your evaporator fan motor, in the freezer, is likely not operating. Not knowing the BRAND you own, it could be the motor itself, a thermostat located on the evaporator, your defrost heater, or a main computer control board that controls the fan motor.

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