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Alarm Flashing Red & Bleeping

The temperature led is flashing whatever number I set the freezer to and the alarm led is flashing red and bleeping. It has been doing this for 10 hours but the freezer does not seem to be defrosting (luckily). The beeping and flashing started when I restored power after the RCD tripped. Before that the temperature led said either ER or EC (cant remember which) for a while.

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  • Giles King Nov 03, 2007

    Thanks for the advice, but I fixed it by moving the freezer away from the wall and dusting the compressor and heat exchanger. I have no idea why this worked as there was no visible dust on either component, but there you have it!

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Did the RCD tripping have anything to do with the freezer? You could have a faulty defrost heater, which means the freezer will not defrost at all.

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