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Whirlpool refrigerator not cooling properly.The motor seems to be running. There is the sound of a fan in the freeaer. I cleaned underneath with a vaccuum and my compressor. I was going to take the back out of the freezer to see if the coils were iced up but can't get the rack out. I was going to defrost them with a hair dryer if they were. There is no condensation on the interior walls of the freezer. I live in the tropics and the food is spoiling. Please help. Thanks

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Either the defrost timer, defrost heater or defrost termination thermostat have failed. The rack and the sheet metal at the back of the inside of the freezer would have to come out to access the evaporator coil.
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