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Hotpoint RLA61 fridge that thinks its a freezer

Mt Hotpoint RLA61 will not turn down in tempurature as a concequence it is freezing everything

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Hi try itStep 1: Check the bulb to see if it is burned out. If not, depress the push button on the door switch. Step 2: If the light stays on, clean the switch with a cloth. Then remove the switch from the jamb. Remove retaining screws hidden by a plastic trim piece, pry the switch out of the jamb with a screwdriver, or pry off the jamb trim to expose the switch. Then test the switch with a VOM set to the RX1 scale (instructions for using the VOM are given on page 19).

Step 3: Clip one probe of the VOM to each terminal of the switch and press the push button. The meter should read zero. If the needle on the scale moves above zero, replace the switch with a new one of the same type.

Step 4: Connect the new switch the same way the old one was connected.

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