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Freezer ok fridge warm (15 degrees)

For two days fridge been showing fifteen degrees and freezer compartment has been fine. Last night I defrosted it all incase a pipe was blocked with ice.

Turned it back on this morning after 5 hours the fridge is now saying 18 degrees and the freezer is only at -12 degrees instead of usual -22.

Any ideas what to do next

Hotpoint frost free fridge feezer FF92S

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  • moon head Jan 21, 2008

    What a star. I ordered the yellow thermistor and now it's working.

    Thankyou so much

  • trazz Jul 04, 2008

    Hi hotpoint ff92s Fridge reads +21 Looked in the compartment behind the freezer AND also checked the air vents, these are clear of any blockages but however the fan at the back in the freezer section seams to work ok when the fridge is at normal temps. the fan stops working when the temps read +21 I turn the frodger / freezer off for a long time and then restart it and the fan kicks in. Please help.

    Thanks in advance

    NB if new parts are needed where can i get hold of them. Any places where i can collect straight away. i am in leeds. west yorkshire.

  • joseph_buddl Apr 16, 2009

    hotpoint ff92 fridge freezer fridge 12 degrees freezer ok

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    The top shelf of hotpoint rlfm151 fridge at up to 22 degrees, bottom shelf at fridge temperature, why?

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    Both compartments have long been set at "3", "7" being coldest. Now the main compartment is at 60 degrees F, with the freezer still functioning (though a little high). Motor is running longer than usual but does turn off periodically.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    My fridge is stuck at 8 degrees and freezer at -14



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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..

hope this helps if you need anymore help dont hesitate to ask...

by the way the sensors are called evap thermistors...

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  • Shaf Ahmed Jan 21, 2008

    Your welcome mate

  • Kevin Bourke Aug 03, 2012

    Hi there Shaf, saw your comment from a few years back and thought I would ask, if you could help me with my hotpoint mistral f/f92s. Just replaced yellow thermistor and fridge still at +24 and freezer ok at -22. Fan comes on for about 10 seconds when I first switch on fridge then stops. If I replace the green thermistor as well do you think this will solve problem. Also I believe there is another thermistor on top behind digital panel. Could the problem be this or should I just skip the fridge? Cheers Kevin


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Is the green thermister the same as the yellow themister as i hav bought a green one can i replace it for the yellow one in the yellow block

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