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Beko frost free fridge freezer, model no. CA5411FFW. Freezer has defrosted itself, Fridge not cooling. There is a bubbling noise coming from the rear of the appliance which is not usually present. Any ideas?

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  • rob 11 Feb 02, 2009

    my frost free freezer has the same problem, it defrost for too long allowing food to thaw but does start working after a long time or by switching the plug off then on again. is this down to the timer aswell..

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Sounds similar to mine. Find the source of the bubbling noise (defrost timer at the bottom), remove the cap and advance the timer with a screwdriver. If you fridge starts working, your defrost timer is faulty.

Posted on Jul 28, 2008

  • Andrew Jan 18, 2013

    I have this same problem...I did like you said, but the fridge still does not work... Is it a faulty thermostat? Pleas HELP!

  • Andrew Jan 18, 2013

    I have this same problem... I did like you said (advance the timer) and nothing happens. Is it a faulty thermostat. Please HELP!

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BEKO FRIDGE FREEZER SAFETY RECALL INFORMATION


I'm pasting this response on all queries regarding the recently announced issue with BEKO fridge freezers and the risk of fire from their defrost mechanisms, but I have placed it here in hints and tips too, in the hope it will be of use to any concerned BEKO Fridge owners:

According toseveral sources I have checked, including the London METRO magazine ( http://www.metro.co.uk/news/868330-beko-fridge-freezers-fire-risk-warning-issued-to-homeowners-amid-recall) The MODEL numbers (not serial numbers) affected by the recall are as follows:

CDA543FX
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CDA752FS
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CDA752FW
CDA647FS
CA5411FFX
CDA752FX
CDA647FW
CA7014FFX
CS460FF
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CDA648FW
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CS460FFSD
CDA653FS
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CS461FFW
CDA653FW
CDA539FS
CS461FFS
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CSA4706FFX
CDA659FS
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CSB4606FFS
CDA751FS
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From what Ican ascertain, the fridges affected were manufactured between January 2000 andOctober 2006 (So, after shipping and sitting around in shops, you can probablyextend that margin to machines SOLD between 2000 and 2008)

If you go tothe BEKO website, there is a link to check your serial number:

https://refsafety.beko.co.uk/

I have tosay. Regardless of dates and matching serialnumbers, if I had an affected model,I would be checking with BEKO anyway!!

(And by theway I DO have a BEKO fridge freezer and I will be checking it out when I gethome!!)

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My frost free fridge freezer has stopped working(beko) the fan inside the freezer is consyantly on the food in the freezer has defrosted and the element at the back is usually hot and now its cold


Please checck to see if your thermostat lines are in order or if some of the connecting wires are damaged bby frost. First of all switch off the fridge and allow all frost to clear. then check for the fan circuit, the auto defrost timer circuit. Now after few hours switch on the fridge. Check to see if the compressor is running the back side is getting warm and the freezer is cooling. If not check if the compressor is pumping well or being short of gas-- get help -. If not the timer could be the culprit as after the cooling takes place the fridge does not defrost. Check this out and the fault is confirmed if your fridge works fine now. Hope you try. Good day

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