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Fridge freezer not working

Hi guys,
I have a Hotpoint ice diamond Type R134A that has stopped working. the unit is not very old and in new condition.
The compressor is not working, fridge light comes on so not a fuse problem.
I have looked into the rear, at the side of the compressor is a white tube with the following info: 420v - 30000h/class A. 470v 10000h/class B. -25/85/21 would this be the the thermostat? if it is can it be tested?

I have managed to farm out the contents to friends until I either have it replaced or repaired. After Christmas, I am no expert but can manage simple DIY . if pointed in the right direction.
thank you for any assistance.regards john.

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Re: Fridge freezer not working

Thermostat can easily be determined, it has knob or a display for digital control. If it is a knob try to set it to high cool but if wont work.Try to unplug the unit and pull out the thermostat set it to high cool and check if there is a resistance on its terminals. Or check for open overload compressor Or may be the winding of compressor is open.

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