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- fridge not working following defrost

I defrosted the freezer part yesterday and the appliance worked after I switched it back on but today it seems that the fridge part (at the top) is not working. Is there some kind of procedure I should have followed after switching the appliance on again following the defrost? Hi, I have a very similar problem with my Candy freezer (not sure what model - I inherited it with the house) and it weardly happened on about the same date. I defrosted and thoroughly cleaned the freezer, then put the still frozen food back in and turned it back on. It appeared to work fine and I didn't check again before leaving for a two weeks holiday. Guess what - all of the food was defrosted on my return (let me skip the smell...) despite the frezzer still apearing to be working. Any ideas?

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There must be a model number on the unit somewhere. Look on the door jambs on the cabinet (not door) side of the open doors.

Most modern day freezers have automatic defrost systems built in. If your does not defrost, then we need to troubleshoot why.

Post your model number, and we can proceed, assuming you or someone you know, knows how to use a multimeter and read a schematic/wiring diagram, with my help.

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