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Ariston Fridge not cooling - Frozen Coils

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I have an ariston fridge, freezer on top model about 5(?) years old. Lately the fridge has stopped cooling properly but freezer is still warm. The fan etc was working fine but was noisy so i pulled the back off and the coils were all frosted up. I have defrosted it twice now with a hairdryer which fixes the problem for a few weeks but then the coils start to freeze up again and it needs to be repeated. It seems from reading that it is the defrost time/heater... Can anyone tell me where to find these in this type of fridge and how to check them. I couldnt see anything in the back but then maybe i dont know what im looking for.

Any help would be greatly appreciated so i dont break something in my search. Thankyou!

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    the freezer is working fine but the fridge is not cooling?

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Try to check the noisy fan, slow rotation of fan can cause the icing evaporator. Unplug the unit and rotate the fan manually by your finger check if the fan is not misalign or not touching the fan frame. Or check if fan motor bearing is not worn out. Under charge of gas is also one of icing cause.

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