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Hi i have a problem with the above fridge/freezer all the lights are on it makes the appropreiate noises at the right time the fan is working fine no previous problems but now the fridge and the freezer are no longer functioning the freezer has defrosted and the fridge no longer gets cold . Help anybody?

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Hi, if the freezer fan is on, you need to get behind it and remove the panel where the compressor and condenser coil and fan motor are located. They both should be up and running also. If not, feel the top of compressor and see if it is hot but Carefully, they can get very HOT. If the fan motor is not running, that will be the problem. If it is, see if the front of the coil is dirty, like a sheet of dirt on it. Clean it. If the compressor is hot and off, and fan is running, the compressor is off on external overload. Locked up.If it tries to start you can hear it click off and back on. This is the overload. More then likely, the compressor will be faulty. If the motor is off, replace it and it will work as soon as the compressor cools down. Unplug it if the motor is bad. You can get one at a appliance parts store. Take all part, model, serial, numbers along. Check these out and keep me posted.
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Posted on Feb 05, 2010

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