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I have a hotpoint fridge bottom freezer and after I had filled the freezer with my shopping yesterday, it started making a shreeking noise, I thought maybe it needed defrosting, which it did, so I defrosted it, it was still making the noise but then it stopped and I thought all was okay, but this morning the fridge and the freezer are both not working.

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If both section are not working as required then its compressor fault.The noise you noticed must be from compressor related parts,that are fan,the motor and relay.But If freezer is getting over cold and friezed and fridge section not getting cold then Its defrost problem. Try manual defrost by unplugging the refrigerator from main power outlet for 4 hours then reconnect it and check, if the same problem is noticed again,. If yes then its defrost board problem. The defrost board located in the back of fridge section. You can get required parts from www.repairclinic.com or from online sears part site. ------------- Thank you.

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