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Freezer problems Hi i have a SMEG FAB32 bottom freezer refrigerator. The freezer has suddenly stopped working. It is 15 months old an is no longer under warranty. Please help.

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Re: Freezer problems

We have the same fridge, yesterday our electricity felt out several times. After soms hours I noticed a temperaturedrop in the freezer so I guess this one gave up.
I did the check mentioned above. There are 2 compressors. If you look straight at the back of the fridge the left one seems to be cold, the right one is slightly hot so I presume this is the one from the fridge?
If so it seems we have a modulefault. Does anyone know how to fix it and how much it would cost?
Thanks in advance for your help.

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Re: Freezer problems

Remove back panel of freezer. check if there is excessive ice build-up preventing air flow. if there is, then defrost carefully with a hairdryer (with appliance switched off) if no ice or frosting on pipework, check if compressor is running. if it is or hot to the touch or clicking, then you have a compressor fault and replacement is not diy. if compressor not running, then probably module fault

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