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FFA60 Hotpoint fridge/freezer Red warning light

About 3 weeks ago i noticed that the light inside the fridge had stopped working. On finding this i notice that the red high temp light has come on for the freezer. I have changed the bulb with no effect (still off), changed all fuses visible. I have removed all trays and back wall from frezzer to check for ice. There was no ice on the coils (although the coils are staying cold). The compressor clicks onand the fan works for about 2 mins. Long and short of it is the fridge light does not work and the freezer wont freeze.. Any help please, thank you.

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Re: FFA60 Hotpoint fridge/freezer Red warning light

If i read the english right, the compressor runs but the freezer fan only runs for a short time. no fan then no cooling. there is a fan stat so that the fan only runs when the evap is down to temp. this may be faulty. also on some hotpoint, the fan switches off when door opened. check door switch operating ok. this may also explain problem with fridge lamp

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