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How do I stop defrost on Hotpoint Fridge/freezer?

There is a button to push to start it but now I want to finish it. Unplugged for a few minutes and plugged it again, but the freezer still isn't cold. It's Hotpoint Iced Diamond R134A.

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bulmer...it takes about two days to fully defrost these units unless you take the freezer section cover off and use a heat source. If you do...be sure to protect yourself against water and electricity mixing....not healthy. See below for another note.

clean the condenser coils below the unit.

check for the amount of gas in the unit. It must be off for half an hour. Remove the back fiber panel. The big thing is the compressor. Clean off the largest pipe coming out of it. Plug the unit in...watch out for the fan! The pipe should frost up and then clear off or stay wet after about 5 minutes. It should not be frosty. If it is, you need refrigerant.

Note: If you do remove the inside freezer panel and defrost, you can see how much refrigerant you have in your unit. Start the unit. Wait 5 minutes and observe the coils. They should be evenly frosted end to end. If approximately so, you're good. If not, you're low on gas.

Posted on Dec 18, 2007

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your filter needs to be changed when it is red

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Buy a new fridge

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home refrigerators are not dsigned to work in areas where the temps will drop below about 45 f to my knowledge there is no way to help wiht this problem. Thx peyton

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firstly change the thermostat

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