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Candy CFC 290 FF

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My firdge freezer "super" light is flashing. When I turn up the thermostat to super, even after several hours the light won't stop flashing even though the fridge and freezer are at their correct temperatures. Do i have a problem with the thermostat do you think or maybe the temperature sensor if there is one. I'd like to repair it myself if possible so you advice would be much appreciated. Thanks.

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Candy frost free freezers have a 'self defrost' mechanism to remove excess ice build up. What happens is the ice gets packed around the heat exchanger in the back of the freezer and it can't self defrost. This is easy to fix but will require the fridge to be left switched off with the door open for a couple of days so all the ice can melt. Make sure you left the appliance off for as long as you can as if there is any ice left the problem will just come back.

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