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Samsung side by side fridge/freezer

Hi, 2 1.2 years ago we purchased a samsung side by side f/f. After about 1 1/2 years the fan clattered the fridge was not cold and when they opened the back up it was iced up behind the lights. They replaced the tank assembly, therm fuse assmbly and something else. 6 months after and just out of warranty it all happened again. Comet said hard luck it is out of guarantee. We paid somebody to fix it again, same replacements, £380. Six months later....yes, same problem, clanging fan, ice pole behind the lighting set up and fridge running on 12 but reading 5 somedays, 12 others. Comet still say not our problem. Cannot keep paying £380 every 6 months. Waht can i do.??

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BURY IT, NO ONLY JOKING, YOU DO HAVE A DEFROST FAULT, SAMSUNG ARE RENOWNED FOR THESE FAULTS, REMOVE THE BACK AND CHECK THE FOLLOWING, YOU WILL HAVE A DEFROST SENSOR, USUALLY TWO YELLOW WIRES WITH A WHITE BULD ON THE END, PUT A MULTIMETER ACROSS THE END OF THE WIRESES AND HOLD THE WHITE END IN YOUR HAND TIGHT, YOU SHOULD SEE THE RESTANCE CHANGING, IF NOT IT IS FAULTY, TO THE RIGHT OF THE EVAPORATOR YOU WILL SEE BLACK AND RED WIRES CHECK YOU HAVE A CIRCUIT THROUGH THIS ITEM, IT IS A THRMAL FUSE, IF THAT IS OK THEN METER OUT THE TWO HEATERS, IF THEY ARE OK THEN YOU HAVE A POWER MODUE FAULT. REGARDS ADVISOR

Posted on Aug 25, 2007

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I bought one of these Samsung fridges a couple of years ago and just as the warranty run out, It started making a noise then the fridge compartment stopped cooling, so I did a web search and found out this is a common fault.I searched the web and found a step by step guide on how to fix on EBAY, under Samsung fridge Fault and it cost me £10.00 Only took me half an hour to fix it and it has worked fine ever since.A1+++ FIX

Posted on Oct 24, 2007

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