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Hotpoint ffa70 The compressor is working but neither the fridge or freezer is getting cold.

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  • kriz331 Jun 26, 2008

    Many thanks for your help

  • reg1966 Jul 05, 2008

    Hotpoint FFA70 Fridge freezer,Freezer high temp light is on constantly,have already de-frosted and re-started,the light has stayed on and the freezer is not freezing.

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If you are sure that the compressor is running and there is no cooling, then you could have a leak in the system and there nothing you can do about it. you should ask a professional to repair the leak and recharge the system .

i ask if you are sure because you might think of the vibration of the condenser fan motor if there is as the vibration of the compressor. they are two different motor running at the same time.

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