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Elite bottom mount fridge, 596.7626701. Freezer works fine, checked compressor and fan. Fridge not working at all. How can I diagnose the problem?

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Have you checked the air passage ways from the freezer to the main box. They may be blocked with ice or they could be blocked with items covering them up. Are your cold controls set so that freezer air is directed into the box? It is possible that they maybe set to keep all the cold air in the freezer if that is set to coldest for the freezer, When the controls are adjusted it can take up to 24 hours to really see a difference. There is also a vane type of control operated by a small motor to direct the air from the freezer to the box on some models that may have failed.

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Depends a bit on whether the compressor really is running, or if it's just humming because it's got power on the run coil, but not on the start coil.

Have a careful listen to the compressor. If it's making the trilling or gurgling sounds that go with a working compressor, then your problem is probably one of lost gas. Fixing this is not a do-it-yourself job.

If the compressor sounds like it's stalled, the problem may lie with the starter. Replacements are usually cheap enough for it to be worth fitting a new one just to see if it works.

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Check the damper in the top back of the fresh food section. make sure that it is open and air is coming through it.

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Check the back wall of the freezer compartment for ice buildup. Sounds like you have a defrost issue.

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SOURCE: Hi i have a hotpoint mistral plus fridge freezer,

hi is this the frost free version ??? if it is which i think it is it could be a fault with temp module{frost free have electronic modules to control the system rather than a old fashioned bog standard thermostat inside the fridge} the fans should be controlled by the module in case of frost free models it could be the module which is playing up

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