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I have followed James's instructions to attempt to cure my

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I have followed James's instructions to attempt to cure my AEG fridge/freezer motor running almost constantly. Have left unit off and empty and now switched back on. How long should I wait before putting food back in fridge and freezer. I can hear motor running quietly now and hope it will switch off, I assume, when it reaches stated temperatures ie -5degrees fridge -18degrees freezer. Thanks James.

Good afternoon and Welcome to Justanswer,

My name is ***** ***** I will assist you today.

Please wait for another 4-8 hours so it gets back to optimum temperature.

However, if the issue appears again then the problem is with defrost operation.

You will have to test/replace the temperature sensor and/or defrost heater element to resolve the issue.

Alternatively, you may call AEG at 03445 611 611 to book repair.

If there is anything else I can help you with, please let me know.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Thanks Kevin. Running quietly and smoothly. So far so good. Will wait 4-8 hours to get back to optimum temperature. Hope the procedure given by James has cured the problem? Thanks

Fingers crossed, it should work.

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Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Just to let you know after following your advice the fridge/freezer is running quietly and smoothly. High temperature alarm indicator now gone off. I've now got the job of putting my food back. Should I put the Coolmatic function on as obviously it will take a little while to put all the food back though I may do it in instalments so as not to have the door open for too long. The Coolmatic function is for putting a large amount of food in, say after shopping. Thanks for advice.

Excellent, yes you may put the food back inside.

You are very welcome and Good Luck.

Have a wonderful day.