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Hello I have a HOtpoint FZA34 frost free freezer,brand new since 3 days. Book says place on number 3, but I find on 1 the food is perfectly frozen. ALso, I do notice that even on number it comes on and off quite a bit....could the dial be faulty? Please be so kind as to address my 2 points here. Huge thanks!

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Hello Nick london
Welcome to fixya,

You said, you have a Hotpoint FZA34 frost free freezer,brand new since 3 days.
Book says place on number 3, but I find on 1 the food is perfectly frozen.
Also, I do notice that even on number it comes on and off quite a bit....could the dial be faulty?
Please be so kind as to address my 2 points here.

1. The dial should be on #3 as the direction show.
You may feel that the food is frozen enough on the # 1 setting.
But the colder the food the better the storage.
Tests show that articles stay better and longer when frozen at specific temperatures.

2.You said, you notice that it comes on and off quite a bit.
And this is because the temperature control is set too low on #1, and should be on setting # 3 as you read in the directory.
Everything seems correct!

Remember that GE has their engineers testing all of these particulars.
And they spent a fortune getting it right and researching these things hoping their product will be the best!
I feel you will be fine if you continue to follow instruction manual!

Let me know if you have any more questions
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