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Hoover model hca391FFK freezeer cold fridge warm unit runs all the time

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Sounds like the evaporator in the freezer section is iced up and you need to see if the defrost section is working correctly,then as for the warm refrige side,it sound as if the vent damper door is frozen shut or the cold control in the refrige isn't opening it to let cold air into the refrige from the freezer,if its frozen take a hand held hair dryer and remove the vent grille over it and defrost it and then check to make sure the control opens and closes it as you adjust its control in the refrige

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I have a hoover HCA391FFK the freezer section works fine but the fridge dosnt get cold enough any more


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