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Refer not cold and freezer frozen in the back but not keeping things frozen in the front. I have shifted the controls from high to low with no apparent change. This is a month long endevor. The fan in the back is still running. And as of about 2 1/2 weeks ago the freezer is frosting up in back. Still not freezing at the doors. Please help Charlie in Alaska


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Without the specific refrigerator model, it's difficult to say but generally...
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  1. If the coils inside the freezer are frozen solid with ice, the air can't flow.
    Also, the air needs to flow from the freezer to the refrigerator, but can't because of the ice.

    Defrost the freezer completely, if it freezes up again, check #2 or #3.
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  3. The refrigerator control module or timer may be bad, and isn't telling the freezer to defrost at the regular interval.

    The control module/timer will have to be replaced.
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  5. The heater wire in the freezer may be burned out, and would have to be replaced.
\015\012A control module could be $35-$100, around $30 for a heater wire, plus labor.
\015\012I'm not an appliance repair technician, these are only estimates from previous experiences.
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\015\012Best of luck,
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