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Fridge is freezing food

I have a Hotpoint FFA61, which is around 2 years old. The fridge is so cold it is freezing the food including liquids. I have turned the temperature right down to 0 but it is so cold that there is a layer of ice at the back. I have defrosted it, I switched it off and left it overnight, but when I plugged it back in it froze again. I called out a professional who said that I needed a new PCB module board, so I bought one and fitted it, but it is still freezing. Can anyone help??

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Re: Fridge is freezing food

No more than likely that your thermostat is faulty all f/freezers have 2 stats 1 to keep fridge cool and 1 to the freezer u will need to replace the 1 in the fridge m8

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