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My fridge alarm keeps going of writing comes across screen to conmsume food in the freezer immedietly as freezer is defrosting. fridge is hotpoint stainless steel.

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Hi there,

Make sure that the unit door was proper;y close check the lid switch if still functioning and has no problem, the beep/alarm sound indicates that the unit door was not properly closed.

A worn or broken door gasket may not be the cause of door leaks. Misaligned and loose door hinges can cause the door to rock or sag slightly, making even a well-fitted gasket ineffective.

Hope this initial info/idea helps.

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