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Fridge warm, freezer fridge temp

I have a Maytag SbS that warmed up. When I checked everything, the compressor was warm, and there was frost in the back of the freezer. It had been making clicking noises for a long time, but now I realize that it stopped a few weeks ago. (lol). Anyway, I defrosted the freezor overnight and plugged it back in this morning. It's starting to get cool, but it will take a bit to see right? do yo think I may have fixed the problem or am I prolonging the inevitable repair bill?

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The adaptive derost control has gone bad a very common issue. It will work a couple of weeks before its back to its frosting over. It just plugs in but to get to it you must remove the controls at top of frigde section in the back right corner held in by two scewrs.

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