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Hotpoint ff175b fridge freezer

My fridge freezer is getting power to it but is not cooling or freezer is not freezing? Can you help, is not that old but out of warranty now.
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  • Duffmanxr Mar 04, 2008

    Ours is exactly the same and is also just out of warranty. The compressor is not vibrating, and nothing at the back is getting hot. The fan can be heard (cuts out when you open the fridge/freezer and then restarts once its closed), and warm air is being blown into the freezer compartment. Any help would be much appreciated. The freezer may have been left open very slightly overnight, although I cannot confirm that because when the fridge wasn't working I immediately opened the freezer door without checking to see if it was left ajar or not (if that makes sense). The reason I mention this is because the last thing I did was to get something out of the freezer.



    Thanks



    Chris

  • Anonymous Jun 02, 2008

    I have the exact same problem,you can hear the fan on when you open doors but it is warmish air coming through,ive felt that black pot at the rear and it remains cold?

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I had the same problem. Hotpoint told me it was the electronic card, and I waited 3 weeks for them to get one in stock. Just been fitted and made no difference, though the Hotpoint man told me it was fixed. I have just spent half an hour "shaking and whaking" various bits at the back of the fridge freezer and the compressor has finally kicked into life.
Concentrate your shaking and whacking on the black square thing to the left of the compressor.
Going to quit my job and become a freezer repair man.

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Check to see if the pot at the back of the fridge at the bottom is hot . if it is really hot (i.e you can,t keep your hand on it ) then i,m affraid you have run out of gas and it could be an internal leak which can't be fixed sorry

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