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The freezer portion works, the fan and light in refrigerator section works but Fridge does not get cold

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Check out these tips...they can help you figure out what is going wrong with your refrigerator and why it is not cooling

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As the weather is getting warmer for many people their freezer2_bing.gif and/or refrigerator do not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...

Check out this tip that I wrote about that... it is a great place to start trouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then calling a repair person to do a simple thing for you...

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