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Fridge is overheating currently at 18 centigrade

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Re: hotpoint mistral plus 8596

IF the freexer is working fine then the evap thermistor is gone..

pretty cheap at around a tenner and easy to replace.. its located in the freezer section behind the panel near the top

remove all the freezer draws.. then remove the six screws to the back panel... remove the panel and its the yellow senor remove it and replace it exactly where it was plugged in and also attached to the evaporator.. the freezing section...

if both are not working then its the fan .....
at the back when the motor is

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You have a hotpoint mistral f/f i take it in silver..

Check to see if the fan is running at the bottom on the back of the fridge its next to the compressor behind the panel ...
if the compressor is running and the fan is not then your fault is the fan..

IF the fan is running then its the sensors...

These are located in the freezer section, pull out the draws and remove the panel behind it.... six screws.......... you will c threes plugs at the top ledt hand side.. the yellow one is for the fridge the green one for the freezer.... replace both if your freezer is not working...

Also just below the freezer door there is a panel remove the panel and use a vaccumm to clean the fluff that has built up on the coils..

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