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yes it can by loosening the hinges

Hotpoint FFA70... • Answered on Feb 21, 2015

defrost and clean out the freezer and refrigerator (empty completely). , unplug. turn the temperature selector to 0 . plug back in turn the selector to the preferred temperature and it should work again. Do not forget to also clean the surplus water collector in the back of the fridge if its full.

Hotpoint FFA70... • Answered on Jul 01, 2014

Think you will find. That ice build up is preventing door closure and also the fan is being obstructed by the ice suggest you empty freezer and defrost for at least 24 hours, be prepared for a lot of water as ice melts

Hotpoint FFA70... • Answered on Jun 06, 2014

I'm sorry to have to tell you that this sounds like a very expensive fault to fix!
Either your fridge/freezer has degassed (lost the refridgerant gas) through a small leak in the pipe system behind or inside the freezer compartment, OR the compressor (what you called the motor) has started to fail.
Either way, these are very expensive repair jobs. It's possible to replace the compressor within about an hour, but if your model is out of guarantee, there will be around a £50/60 Call-out charge and the compressor will cost between £75 and £150 depending on the model.
Alternatively, if the fridge/freezer has lost gas, the engineer would have to try to find the leak - this could be IMPOSSIBLE if the leak is within the pipework inside the back of the fridge or above/below the freezer compartment.
I'm sorry to say that it's looking like you may have to part with a lot of money - or say goodbye to the fridge/freezer you have!

Hotpoint FFA70... • Answered on Dec 04, 2013

unplug ref for 10 min .its reset by self

Hotpoint FFA70... • Answered on Dec 04, 2013

Your drain tube may be stopped up with ice at the upper end because it drains too slow because it's stopped up at the lower end in the evaporator pan under the unit at the floor. It can get dust and mold in it. Once you get the ice out at the top a little pressure with a turkey baster will usually clear it out. Flushing it out with hot water and clorox may help.
Make sure it drains quick enough to prevent refreezing. . The drain should be located below the evaporator coils on the lower back of the freezer.

Hotpoint FFA70... • Answered on Dec 04, 2013

Self defrosting feature is not working. Check defrost thermostat, defrost heater, defrost timer for proper operation. Until repair is made, defrost the unit and turn back on until it freezes up again. Check the ice block at rear of freezer. If the ice is confined to the area around the refrigeration line coming into the freezer it is low refrigerant level. If the block completely covers the evaporator it is a non working defrost mechanism.

Hotpoint FFA70... • Answered on Nov 23, 2013

Underneath the refrigerator are coils called the condensor. Make sure they are clean. Use a vacumn to get as much as you can then if you have some way to blow out the coils this will help also. You might have to take the front cover off and maybe the back. Also in the back you will find a fan. make sure this is running when the refrigerator is running. Let me know if this helps. Thank you.

Hotpoint FFA70... • Answered on Oct 26, 2013

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