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Fridge is freezing food

I have a Hotpoint FFA61, which is around 2 years old. The fridge is so cold it is freezing the food including liquids. I have turned the temperature right down to 0 but it is so cold that there is a layer of ice at the back. I have defrosted it, I switched it off and left it overnight, but when I plugged it back in it froze again. I called out a professional who said that I needed a new PCB module board, so I bought one and fitted it, but it is still freezing. Can anyone help??

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  • Mrs S Aug 16, 2007

    Thanks for your advice. I was told that the particular model that I have doesn't have a thermostat, the temerature is controlled by the PCB module board (located on the front of the f/f at the top). I have replaced it, but still have the prob.

  • tanks Feb 26, 2008

    my ffa61 the fridge is freezing but the freezer is not working

  • DJGlad Oct 05, 2008

    FFA71 I have exactly the same problem with my Hotpoint FFA71 fridge freezer. The temp warning light is on for the freezer and everything has defrosted, but all the stuff in the fridge is frozen solid.

  • cpl darling Dec 06, 2008

    FFA71A



    red light comes on intermittintly and ice builds in freezer

  • moirasmith Dec 19, 2012

    food in fridge is freezing but freezer is defrosting have i the temp set wrong

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No more than likely that your thermostat is faulty all f/freezers have 2 stats 1 to keep fridge cool and 1 to the freezer u will need to replace the 1 in the fridge m8

Posted on Aug 15, 2007

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