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Circulating Fan does not come on evaporator is freezing cold.

Have checked the fan and it works fine on 240 volts but dont have a circuit diagram to check what turns the fan on all wiring goes into a common loom with several wires the same red colour making it dificult to trace without laying the fridge on its side.

Does anybody know if it is the timer or the thermostat that turns on the fan.

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First of all why is a home unit plugged into 240 Volts? Standard is 120 Volts.
Secondly the defrost thermostat must be closed for the fan to become energized. This happens when the coil temperature reaches twenty five degrees. If the fan does not energize, change the defrost thermostat.

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