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Freezer is on but no longer freezing. The freezer temperature is set at the coldest setting. Why is this happening?

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You could have an issue with the temperature control, the compressor or refrigerant, or compressor attachments (e.g.: relay, overload or capacitor (if applicable). Contact an appliance service company.

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