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Turned refrigerator off to clean and when I turned it back on the freezer stopped freezing and making ice

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First check the condenser up top behind the grille and on the right side. If it is clogged with dirt, shut it down and use a vacuum to remove the dust. If tis clean then look at the display. Does it read "service" or "vacuum condenser" Also, whhat temp does the freezer read on the display? Lastly is it saying anything like "EC40"? These may be clues as to the problem. Let me know about this and I can give you more help if necessary. Good luck!

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