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Fridge unit was cooling poorly in recent weeks. Freezer unit working fine. Turned up fridge thermostat up high - to 4 , fridge cooled to 5C successfully for several weeks. Fridge unit now not cooling at all. Freezer fine. One compressor unit warm, one room temperature.

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