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I have a Fisher and Pykel Fridge / freezer Active Smart

The light on the inner back panel of the fridge where the door open light and fridge image is is flashing green and red. There was an alarm that was going off as well but I have managed to stop this. Could you help with diagnosing the possible reasons for the red light. Thanks dale.folland@xtra.co.nz

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On reading the user manuals, it suggests actually calling the F&P customer service numbers and telling them the pattern of the lights flashing.

They can ?diagnose the fault from the light sequence and can then tell you what u need to have fixed.

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