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Hi, I have a fridge/freezer Whirlpool ARC 4030 IX UK which

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Hi, I have a fridge/freezer Whirlpool ARC 4030 IX UK which when I open either door the light flashes on and off and a clicking sound comes from the rear lower right corner. The fridge temp. is only going down to 9 deg. and ice cream in freezer is staying soft. As I now live in France what can I do to cure this fault?
Hi Sorry to hear that, What you need to do, is pull out the fridge and remove the lower access panel. This may be simply a bad start capacitor on the compressor very easy to change out and inexpensive. But please let me know what exactly is clicking, also if the compressor is hot on top?
Also how old is your fridge?
Thank you
Tech Michel
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

There doesn't appear to be an access panel. the compressor etc is mounted in a space at bottom of appliance.

The compressor is warm at top not hot. the appliance is about 12 years old.

Hi Ian, this is a sign that the main control back there is failing.
It will need to be replaced to fix this.
The best place to get this is from the UK.
Its super easy to replace and I will assist you all the way.
The best place to get this main control board in the back is Espares. I have included all their contact information below.
No additional cost to you to rate and then I will be able to stick with you until this is fixed and working as it should.
Thank you Ian, and have a great Sunday!
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