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My HOTPOINT HTS22GBMARCC stop working when fridge door is close, but when door is open it start working and cooling.

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Could be due to a faulty door switch

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SOURCE: Hotpoint Fridge freezer FFA90 - Noisy fan top fridge

worthwhile checking closer. noisy fan can be due to fan blade hitting ice if there has been a build-up. otherwise needs replacing

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SOURCE: Maytag MSD2651HES fridge not cooling freezer works find

Sounds like a defrost problem. Check to see if there is any frost buildup in the back wall of the freezer. If so, it is not defrosting as it should.

  • possible causes:
  1. bad defrost timer
  2. bad defrost heater (in freezer)
  3. bad thermo switch in freezer
If you don’t know what these are then unplug the machine and let the ice melt in the freezer overnight with the door open. Then try it the next day, if is cooling fine then you need to have a service person replace one of the above items.

Posted on Jul 06, 2008

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SOURCE: fridge side wont cool unless the freezer door is open

the little fan motor in the freezer is defective.  It may only be stuck.  

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SOURCE: freezer door pops open when fridge door is closed.

well u need to check the rubber of ur freezer ;s door .some damaging in the rubber is causing the problem.

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SOURCE: hotpoint ffa90 fridge freezer

Turn it off , so it can defrost for about 5-8 hrs . Then turn it back on , and it should re-coup , and start working normal . The compressor is not bad .

Posted on Nov 20, 2009

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