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My hotpoint top freezer is not cold enough. The ice creams are all melted. I don't see any knob at the top for adjustment. There is a adjustment a the fridge level. I already turned it up to the hightest level 9 and the ice cream in the top freezer remains melted. please help. thanks

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Let the level be set at midpoint and for a start put the fridge off for thsystem to come to normal , the compressor to reset. Now draina nd clean all the cooling coils inside the freezer unit. Look for visible wearing off wires or connection in the temperature sensors. Check lines to the timer, heater and the thermostat. remove panels to check . now clean the compressor contactor and aster all the panels are put back, restart the fridge. If the cooling returns then you willhave to wait and watch if the timer works to auto deffrost. if not replace. If the cooling is still bad then you must check for hte weeakness of the compressor, low pressure of gas. service and refill gas but I would recommend with a good help. Get extimate before you start he work and ask for time warranty for the work. Hope you work this out. Good day

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