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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Hotpoint Ice diamond fridge freezer both green & red lights on.?

bulmer...it takes about two days to fully defrost these units unless you take the freezer section cover off and use a heat source. If you do...be sure to protect yourself against water and electricity mixing....not healthy. See below for another note.

clean the condenser coils below the unit.

check for the amount of gas in the unit. It must be off for half an hour. Remove the back fiber panel. The big thing is the compressor. Clean off the largest pipe coming out of it. Plug the unit in...watch out for the fan! The pipe should frost up and then clear off or stay wet after about 5 minutes. It should not be frosty. If it is, you need refrigerant.

Note: If you do remove the inside freezer panel and defrost, you can see how much refrigerant you have in your unit. Start the unit. Wait 5 minutes and observe the coils. They should be evenly frosted end to end. If approximately so, you're good. If not, you're low on gas.

Posted on Dec 18, 2007

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I don't know this particular frig, but evidently the defroster doesn't work. Frost buildup has blocked the flow of cold air.

There is a defrost timer, under the frig, accessible from the front. You can turn it with a screw driver. Turn it till you hear a click. If the timer hasn't been turning, that should turn on the defroster, a heating element nested among the freezer coils. Wait half an hour and if it is defrosting, water should be dripping into the drip pan underneath the frig. If so, then replace the defrost timer and you're good to go.

If that doesn't make it defrost, then the problem is probably the defrost thermostat, in with the freezer coils. When the frig defrosts, the defrost heater stays on until the defrost thermostat gets warm. It should be open circuit while warm. But if it is open circuit while cold, it is bad and is the cause of your defrost problem.

If you open up the freezer coils, use a hair dryer to defrost. That is safer than hot water.

Hope you can fix it.

Posted on Aug 01, 2008

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Posted on Sep 22, 2008

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SOURCE: No self defrosting. Ice builds up clogging the

Hi. Are you having frost build up or is the drain icing up?
If it is frost, remove the rear panel inside the freezer and check the defrost heater and the bi-metal switch for continuity. If either switch shows no continuity, replace that switch. The bi-metal switch which is located on the top of the evaporator coil, needs to be tested while it is still cold.
If eithe part shows good, the you will need to replace the defrost timer.
I hope this helps you. Please let me know if I can assist you further.

Vic

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Fridge Freezer ices up

easy....drain hole iced up....when it defrosts it will flood base of freezer....24 hour switched of to defrst it will cure it

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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