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Candy CPC 290 FF

Fridge is not cold enough (probably 10 degrees) even on maximum cold setting. Tried disconnecting for an hour and switched back on. The compressor works for 3 seconds then stops - irrespective of how the cold control is set.
(Note the fridge/freezer was left on with hardly anything in it. After a month we noticed a sheet of ice in the back of the freezer)

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Re: Candy CPC 290 FF


Well the sheet of ice was caused by the thermostat failing and causing the fridge to continously run therefore causing the over freezing..

Like a car engine if you leave it running for weeks on end without stopping it probably will burn out...

Or like a horse is you have it working day in day out with out rest it will die..

you compressor on your fridge is no more... it ran and ran and now its all worn out .....

The clicking noise at the back of the fridge is the compressor trying to swtich on but it can't

only a professional can legally change over the compressor
as it is a techincal process recharging the fridge with gas

if you need any other help let us know...

you need a new fridge by the way

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