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Replacing thermostat of Smeg Fab32 fridge

Bottom freezer section working fine, lightbulb in fridge working fine, light condensation in fridge because of temperature difference in top fridge and bottom freezer. There seem to be no clogging, dust buildup or fan problems (because its a "no frost" is does not have a fan). Would like to check thermometer to see if it is faulty but can't seem to remove cover after removing lightbulb and unscrewing the cover of the dial. How to remove cover of dial without breaking the plastic?? Or is it located somewhere else?

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