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Hotpoint FFA80 fridge freezer

Yesterday the internal light did not come on.I took it out to see if the filament had blown.Hard to see if it had or not. Screwed it back in to its fitting and there was a loud bang, and there was no power to the fridge freezer at all.Prior to me taking the light out, there had been power to the fridge freezer.Any suggestions as to whether the machine is completely dead or is it something theta can be fixed easily? Thanks Roger Hunter

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  • treetopc10 Sep 22, 2007

    Thanks for your comments.Have looked at the buld and the filaments have blown so the bulb is dead.Have tried to turn up the the thermostat but the unit appears to be dead as well. Tried the Hotpoint helpline but they were no help. Cheers Roger.

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Depends where the 'BigBang'was located. Taking the interior light out and replacing it then a bank seems to suggest the bulb had met its end. Take bulb out again to see if it is sooted up- be careful in case the envelope is cracked or shattered. Check the mains fuse in the plug Move the Thermostat up to full and listen for the unit to fire up. What did you get?

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