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My hotpoint fridge [No lce box] Is making a noise like its working but it will not get cold

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Usually, this means the defroster is not working and you have a block of ice on the cooling coils. Otherwise the most likly cause it the fan is worn out (in the freezer- top back behind panel). Let me know. (try manual defrost first, and listen for fay when running.)

Posted on Apr 22, 2008

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Completely defrost your freezer and then plug it back in. A lot of fridges get there cold air from a vent connected to the freezer unit and that could now be blocked by ice. Your cooling coils also won't work correctly once they are covered in ice. So completely defrosting it and letting is sit open for a day or so to get the ice completely melted out of the vent and cooling coils should fix the both problems.

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