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Fridge and freezer not cooling down

Woke up the other day to see water on the floor and both the fridge and freezer temp displays flashing at 20 degrees, tried both button reset still the same, just before the display goes blank all icons are light green and the freezer temp shows -88 and the fridge temp 88.

I can hear the compressor come on then turn off a moment or two afterwards.

If I hold the door switches in on fridge side and the freezer side I can hear the fans kicking in and feel cold air coming from the vents at the back.

Help please!




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    After turning off demo mode or OF, I cant get display to stay on with temp showing. After about 15 seconds, the display blanks out until a button is pushed on the dsiplay for water/ice.

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It seems it's the defrost sensor (freezer side). Waiting for it to come, ordered this morning. It appears to be a defrost fault, having read on the web it seems you can check the defrost sensor with a meter across whilst holding the actual sensor in your hand tightly to see if the resistance changes, anyway it didn't. Will post when the new one comes and I change it.



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