Asked by: Mycola Fuego
asked in category: General Last Updated: 7th May, 2020

How do you reset a Hotpoint fridge freezer?

Hold the dial with a pair of pliers and just pull it off and you will see the shaft has snapped. Then turn the fridge dial to the 12 oclock position so its set fine and then pull the fridge dial off. Swap them over and fit the fridge dial to the freezer side and then you can reset it as it will then turn it off.

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Besides, why is my Hotpoint fridge freezer not cold?

Hotpoint fridge not cold This could be due to the evaporator foils being covered in frost – resulting in a defrost system error. If the defrost heater assembly is defective, or the defrost thermostat or defrost control have failed the freezer will stay cold but the fridge will become warm.

One may also ask, can the fridge work and not the freezer? Items inside the fridge part needs to be away from the back wall and the filter so air moves. The logic is, yes the fridge part is cold enough, the struggling freezer part can maintain the 38 or so degrees to keep the fridge proper, but without circulation, the freezer can't do what it needs to get down to 0 degrees.

Similarly one may ask, why does my freezer work but the fridge doesn t?

If it doesn't open properly it won't let enough cold air into the refrigerator. If the evaporator fan is running, the damper door is open and no air is coming out. The evaporator may be frosted up caused by a defrost problem. If the freezer is cold but the refrigerator is warm the thermistor might be defective.

How do you know if your fridge is dying?

Signs Your Refrigerator Is About to Die

  1. Your food is spoiling before its expiration date.
  2. Your freezer is too cold.
  3. You can hear the motor.
  4. The back of the fridge feels hot.
  5. Your electric bill goes up unexpectedly.
  6. You're seeing condensation or frost.
  7. You have the fridge-repair guy on speed dial.
  8. Your fridge is more than 10 years old.

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