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I have a hotpoint ffa60 fridge freezer. The freezer high temp light has come on and the freezer is not freezing and the fridge is getting warmer. I've removed the back panel in the freezer and can see the fan isn't spinning and that one of the tubes is iced over. Tried to respin the fan as I've seen on this site, but nothing. Do I just need to de-ice the tube???

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Hi,

Many times a freezer and/or refrigerator do not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many other things that can go wrong.



If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing then check out the last two tips.

If your refrigerator is running but warm, then...

Check out these tips that I wrote about that... it is a great place to start trouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then calling a repair person to do a simple thing for you...

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