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Freezer cold but frosted up, Fridge Warm

We have model # 73503201...fridge is warm, compressor and inside fan not running, freezer is cold. I removed excess items from freezer since it was quite full and there was frost built up on rear wall/grille. Any ideas as to why my fridge is warm? I've been reading, on the net, that there may be a problem with the board, another idea was to pour warm water into the grille (????)....we're stumped. Thank You

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