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future ff175b, freezer working but not the fridge.

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future ff175b, freezer working but not the fridge.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Daniel replied 2 years ago.
Hi

Have you removed the rear panel inside the freezer to see if theres an ice build up on the evaporator?

Regards
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

there is ice on it but what do you class as a build up? The compressor is running all the time apart from when the door is opened.

Expert:  Daniel replied 2 years ago.
Ok a build is a lot of ice. As it should only be a layer of frost on there.

Can you post a picture of the evaporator please?

Regards
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I cannot do a picture so what would you suggest, there is ice not frost

Expert:  Daniel replied 2 years ago.
Hi

Ok if its ice then this will be blocking the air flow up into the fridge.

So what you need to do is get a hairdryer and melt all the ice on there till its clear.
Under the evaporator is the drain hole. Make sure this is clear as these do like to block up and causes it to ice up. So test it by makeing sure the water drains out through the hole ok.

Then refit the panels and turn it back on. Then see how it goes from there. Fingers crossed this should sort it and after a few hours you will feel the cold air in the fridge again.

Let me know how it goes.

Regards
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

ok, will do.

Expert:  Daniel replied 2 years ago.
No worries let me know how it goes.

Regards
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Seems to be sorted, many thanks.

Expert:  Daniel replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Nice one glad to hear it's sorted and thanks for letting me know.l
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Many thanks.

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