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Hotpoint FFA70 Freezer High Temp

Freezer high temp light on constantly.Freezer just about freezes ice cubes,but is not cold enough.
Have defrosted,had the back panel off and cleared ice from pipes,but still getting high temp red light.
Suspect fan might be faulty,but have no means of checking it other than sitting in front of it waiting for it to start(have restarted and sat in front of exposed fan for about 5 mins and nothing happened) but at other times i think i can hear the fan kick in.
Any help grateful,as the wife wants a new fridge/freezer and i reckon it might just be a simple repair job.

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  • stug Sep 15, 2008

    mine seems to have defrosted altogether but cannot hear the fan kicking in high temp light is on any suggestions?
    Sarah


  • mothersueper Sep 16, 2008

    i have the same problem, light not constantly on but freezer doesn't seem to freeze things like ice cream! I have found holes in the freezer compartment where the draws slide in not sure if this is somethign to do with it at all but i am in the middle of looking for a new one and not a hotpoint one!!!

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Sum fans only kick on if cold enough

if the whole evap is frosted up u have a defrost problem

if frost is only partial u need to throw it out cause it either has a bad compressor or freon leak

check your fan by compressor and make sure coil isnt filthy too

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