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FFA45W My Hotpoint FFA45W Fridge Freezer has the alarm message "eat all food in the freezer immediately" and both the fridge and freezer do not seem as cool as they should be. (The back feels "normally" warm if thsi is of relevance). I know very little about FF's, but am reluctant to pay hotpoint their £90 call out charge without getitng an inkling if I could fix thsi myself, or get someone else to repair it much cheaper. Any thoughts anyone ?

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  • finnt Jul 01, 2008

    have same problem hotpoint said was thermostat 30 pounds or control panel 90 pounds what did it end up being the problem for you

  • rodwww Jul 09, 2008

    Hi



    I've had this a couple of time's. For me it was the top draw in the freezer compartment not fully closing so the door was slightly open! This in turn caused the freezer to freeze up behind the pannel at the top and stop the circulating fan in the freezer compartment so although the fridge was working the freezer could not cool. Once the freezer defrosted it was back in business again. Hope that helps :-)

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Hotpoint FFA47X fridge/freezer. I have had this fridge for 3 years now and has always on regular occasions decided to defrost when it feels like it and asks me to consume all the food immediately! I have wasted massive amounts of money on food and calls to hotpoint and have had a hotpoint engineer out to sort the problem about a year ago. It goes fine for a few months..then it defrosts all over again! Its just done it again, luckily I am not using the freezer anymore it only had some peas in there. Has anyone had this problem and solved it?? I would really like to use my freezer again but am loosing patience with hotpoint! I'd be very grateful for some advice.

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