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The fridge/freezer(Hoover Contour frost-free)doesn't go at all. It used to work Ok for about 10 years.

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  • maree270 Nov 27, 2008

    I have a hoover contour refrigerator - model number HE430TF. Both long drink shelves in door have broken and the company tells me they are no longer available. Fridge is 11 1/2 years old and otherwise running fine. Can anyone help?

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check your vents for good air flow

Posted on Jun 21, 2009


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Hi and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly.

What your describing is a result of either an automatic defrosting problem or an Air Damper problem.

Here is what you can do to determine if it is a defrost issue or an Air Damper issue.

1. Unplug the unit
2. Empty the freezer section ONLY contents
3. Place a fan blowing into the freezer section for a little over 2 hours. NOTE: This will make a water mess so be prepared.
4. After the manual defrosting session with the fan re-load the freezer contents and plug the unit back in.
5. Check food section temps in about 4 hours.
NORMAL temps you have an automatic defrost problem
WARM temps you have an Air Damper Problem.

Either of the above will require further troubleshooting or service. At least you will know where to start or... what to tell a service person.

Thanks for using FixYa.

Kelly

Posted on Apr 13, 2010

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SOURCE: Hoover Contour HE423UFL fridge freezer continually frosts over?

I am on my fourth timer for this problem. Seems to fix the problem each time. You must remove the big chunk of ice covering the drain hole before you operate the fridge with the new timer. The contacts in the timer get burnt due to arcing inside the switch. The heating element seems to always work ok, but if the element is no good the fridge will not defrost.

Posted on May 11, 2010

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