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My hotpoint rfa52s fridge isnt cooling the compressor is hot to touch and by all accounts it sounds like its workig

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Most of the time on a whirlpool the problem is the relay on the compressor sometimes called the start device. I would replace that first. If you need help finding the part let me know. I will need the complete model # from the sticker inside the fridge section. You can look it up with diagrams at http://www3.sears.com/.

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SOURCE: refrigerator Compressor hot to touch & fridge/freezer not cooling

you need to do an amp draw with your meter,clamp the run wire on the compressor,you should get 2-5 amp reading,any higher means the compressor is going bad,also should be a locked rotor amp(LRA) reading on comp.-mike

Posted on Nov 04, 2008

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SOURCE: Hotpoint RFA52 fridge freezer

if you cant hear the motor/compressor running when energised then its likely to be a thermostat fault... but on energising the system if you hear a buzz then a click then its more seriously the main motor... turn off at mains for 5 mins then turn on... this should tell you either way

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Check that the cooling fan is running,before you burn out compressor.

Posted on May 05, 2010

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SOURCE: Fridge and freezer are not cold. Stopped working

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Hi!
A relay starts the compressor with a higher voltage and then quickly kicks out
It does a lot of clicking (trying to start over and over again)
If thats what is happening with yours
Its best for a tech to replace The relay but you can do it
Take your model number to your Local Appliance parts store they will have a diagram
showing you how to install the relay. Its called a hard start relay
I use part no ERP410 POWER START RELAY, CAPACITOR AND OVERLOAD all in one. (110 v)

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My mumjust cleaned out her hotpoint rfa52 iced diamond fridgefreezer&pluged it bk in (full working order be4 clean) &now it doesn't work. Would love here that it doesn't have 2go 2 the dump ??


Check the wall socket, the breaker and the thermostat control inside the machine. Also check if you can hear the compressor working at the back.

My mum just cleaned out her Hotpoint RFA52 Ice Diamond fridge-freezer and plugged it back in. It was in full working order before the clean and now it doesn't work. Would love hear that it doesn't have to go to the dump.

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Hotpoint ice diamond RFA52 P freezer ok fridge not cold enough, this is not a frost free and there are no vents in fridge or feezer?


Good day, please check at the back, at the bottom where the compressor is located for the pencil dryer(as in photo). Get a nice firm grip on it just be careful and feel the temp if it's cold or one side is hot and the other side cold the dryer is block. Otherwise feel the thickest pipe running into the compressor it should be cold if the fridge has been running for a while and the thin copper pipe existing the compressor should be hot. If the thin pipe is freezing up with a thick layer of ice and the dryer as some med-temp then there's a gas leak. If the thin copper pipe is very hot and the dryer has no temp then there's a blockage but if the thin copper pipe feels med-temp and the thick copper pipe more or less the same but a bit cooler the compressor is not pumping also feel if the compressor is running. If dryer as a warmth temp and the thin copper pipe is hot and the thick one very cold(when tipping your finger on your tongue and pressing it against the pipe your finger should stick a bit) if all checks out then it's the thermostat switching the compressor off at the rong temp.

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My hotpoint rfa52 just started to trip the electric out no warning just kept tripping it out


drawing excess current due to either a short in wiring,, or could be bad fan motor or compressor windings

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Hotpoint Rfa52 fridge not working. Freezer ok.


is temp or freezer control turned all the way up? set frig / freezer control in middle and wait 24 hours. do you feel cool air going in freezer from vent? if not change control as stated and see if you have air flow. control door to frig may also be broken or stuck

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Hiya,i have a hotpoint fridge freezer ffa91 and the fridge is no longer getting cold.The compressor seems is hot but cant hear the normal noises coming from the fridge.The digital display shows an arrow...


1. is light on in side when you open the door. If not check breakers or fuses.
2. Can you hear the compressor running. If not do you hear any clicking sounds.
3. If you hear clicking sounds, try putting a fan on compressor and unplug refrigerator.
4. Wait one hour.
5. plug back in. If compressor starts let it run and see if it cools, if it doesnt, call service man.
6. If it goes back to clicking, call a service man.
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Fridge isnt cooling


is the fan run on the compressor? you might need only starter unit to fix the compressor...
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Hotpoint RFA52 fridge freezer


if you cant hear the motor/compressor running when energised then its likely to be a thermostat fault... but on energising the system if you hear a buzz then a click then its more seriously the main motor... turn off at mains for 5 mins then turn on... this should tell you either way

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Refigerator not cooling and hot to the touch


It sounds a lot like lost charge caused by a leak in your system. If your unit has been moved or improperly cleaned, some part of the pressurized system may be damaged.
Refrigerant (with very small molecules) may leak off over many years but it shouldn't happen in the single digits.

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Fan not working on fridge section of Hotpoint Fridge Freezer Model FFA90


the problem is there is a build up of ice insid of the freezer .
What you need to do is take out all your draws in the freezer and you will see a plastic backing held on with about 8 screws . undo all the screws and the back should come aay and you will see all the ice built up . just use a hair drier to melt the ice and that should cure your problem.

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