Question about Hotpoint FFA90 Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

1 Answer

Hotpoint FFL49X Fridge compartment

When the fridge is cooling the fan starts to make a noise which has been gradually getting louder over the past few days. Now unbearable to listen to. The 1st year warranty has typically just expired, but we not even used over that full time period. 10 months use. I can't see any visible forms if ice build up, so assume the frost free function is ok. There no flashing warning lights on the display and the temperature is set to 5 degrees C for the fridge. Apart from the noise is OK, but expecting a motor to burn out soon?

Posted by on

1 Answer

Re: Hotpoint FFL49X Fridge compartment

GE Hotpoint has a history of bad fans and poor customer service. Unfortunate and a costly defect. Repair this yearly, forever or trash and buy new???

Posted on Aug 22, 2007

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Kenmore elite french door refrigerator and freezer not cooling

Check the compressor start device. The fans will be running and the compressor fan will be running but the compressor is problaly not running. If it is then it could be the compressor itself that is not oumping.

Mar 25, 2014 | Kenmore 73502 / 73504 / 73509 Bottom...

2 Answers

Why has my fridge freezer started to make a louder humming noise?

no problem with that it is normal..your ref working properly it is just the motor you hear

May 22, 2012 | Beko Refrigerators

2 Answers

My GE Fridge PSS26SGRD has a moaning howling

The fan is hitting on ice buildup...unit is not defrosting...
There are a few reasons why the refrigerator part will not are a couple of tips that will help you to figure out why the refrigerantor is not cooling...

Refrigerator2_bing.gif not Cooling or Fridge not Cooling

How to Defrost Refrigerator Defrost Timer Problem


Jul 12, 2010 | GE (PSS26MSRSS) Side by Side Refrigerator

1 Answer

Food in bottom compartment freezing food

you have the air flow regulator in the bottom of the fridge close to bottom compartment wide open experiment by closing it gradually till you have the desired result.

Sep 18, 2009 | GE Hotpoint Top-Freezer Refrigerator

1 Answer

RLA Future Hotpoint Fridge

This may be caused by a fanmotor touching something, or one of the copper tubes from the compressor causing a resonant frequency. If you touch the different tubes to find out which one is causing the noise and then slightly bend it with your fingers. That should stop the noise.

Mar 13, 2009 | Hotpoint RLA30 Compact Refrigerator

2 Answers

Refrigerator compartment cools correctly for a few days then no longer receives cold air from freezer. The freezer continues to operate and gets much colder than it should.

does your fan blow? freezers have a fan that pushes cold air to the fridge side if fan is bad freezer will run extremely cold and fridge won't cool down and since frige won't cool down thermostat in fridge doesn't tell compressor to stop

Feb 26, 2009 | Refrigerators

2 Answers


Sounds like u need to replace fan motor

Check fan motor for continity IF none replace fan motor

Oct 12, 2007 | Samsung RS2630SH Side by Side Refrigerator

1 Answer

Hotpoint Fridge freezer FFA90 - Noisy fan top fridge

worthwhile checking closer. noisy fan can be due to fan blade hitting ice if there has been a build-up. otherwise needs replacing

May 07, 2007 | Hotpoint FFA90 Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

Not finding what you are looking for?
Hotpoint FFA90 Bottom Freezer Refrigerator Logo

349 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Hotpoint Refrigerators Experts

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4625 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8147 Answers

Are you a Hotpoint Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides