Our fridge freezer is on the blink, the fridge is fine but the freezer
gets way too warm. I got my air compressor out and thoroughly dusted the
various bits underneath but to no avail. Door seal is fine too. It comes
back on fine when I press the fast freeze button so I deduce that the
problem is the thermostat... Or is it likely to be the control circuitry?
It's a five year old frost-free Beko if that helps. Unfortunately
there's no display of freezer temperature.
could make it more likely that you have a standard two-wire "mechanical"
thermostat - rather than a temperature sensor linked to an electronic
control board. And a standard two-wire thermostat can often be replaced
with a "generic", if the correct part isn't available.
On Sun, 09 Mar 2008 23:34:45 +0000, Palindrome wrote:
Hi all again,
I've replaced the temp sensor in the freezer (after a long wait for the
part) but this still happens. I hate waste (and the fridge works fine)
and hence am trying to decide whether to buy a new unit or have a go at
replacing the control circuitry which seems to cost £100. I don't hold
out much hope that that will fix it, given the general reliability of
solid state electronics!
There are more sensors attached to the cooling matrix in the freezer
which I guess have something to do with the frost-free bit (sorry, forgot
to mention that). Could it be that whatever defrosts it gets stuck on
intermittently (presumably turning off the main cooling action).
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