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Model no fufl1810g) Our fridge freezer started beeping last

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Model no fufl1810g) Our fridge freezer started beeping last night and the two lights at the top were flashing. Woke up this morning to a defrosted freezer.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  JamesI replied 1 month ago.

Good morning, the two lights at the top of the fridge will flash when the temp in the fridge and freezer is above the required temp normally, above 5 degrees for the fridge and -15 for the freezer.

So we need to understand why its stopped cooling, I would start by switching the unit off and let it fully defrost until its room temp in the freezer (this may take the remainder of the day). Then I would turn the fridge freezer back on and check its getting cold, after a few hours the ***** *****ghts should have stopped flashing, if they havent we need to look to get an engineer out, as it sounds like there is a coolant fault (most likely a faulty control panel).

Expert:  JamesI replied 1 month ago.

Good evening, I havent heard from you, I just wanted to follow up to see if you require any further assistance?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Hi thank you, ***** ***** unit off and on after a while seems to have sorted the problem for now. Not sure exactly why it happened but am keeping an eye on it.
Expert:  JamesI replied 1 month ago.

Most likely some ice has got stock behind the rear compartment and causing fault reading to the temp sensors, if it reoccurs its worth doing a defrost, before calling someone out, as 80% of the time a defrost will fix this issue (so much for self defrosting appliances).

Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance.

James

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