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I have a american fridge S208 RSS31/AG which is bleeping

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I have a american fridge S208 RSS31/AG which is bleeping today in the hot weather?
JA: How long have you had your S208?
Customer: 12 years?
JA: What have you tried so far?
Customer: Resetting pressing the stand by
JA: Anything else you want the Electronics Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: Its ok for while but starts bleeping again also the inside centre partion is very hot

Hello,

What symbols are showing on the fridge-freezer's display?

Customer: replied 22 days ago.
It all went blank but I pressed stand by and eventually went back to -18 and 5
Customer: replied 22 days ago.
My concern is the centre part of the fridge is really hot scared of fire hazard
Customer: replied 22 days ago.
Hello?
Customer: replied 22 days ago.
I cant afford to call?

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Customer: replied 22 days ago.
Ok thanks

It is normal for the fridge-freezer to get hot when the refrigerant is removing warm air from inside it.

If the doors are left open for too long in warm weather then it will beep to alert you.

If it does not reset, then you can power it off for 30 seconds and turn it back on again to reset it.

Is all ok again now?

Customer: replied 22 days ago.
It seems ok for about 2 hours then starts bleeping been doing it since about 3pm today, i understand it is a hot day! but just did it again now and it late in the evening!

Ok, if it is doing it when the doors have not been open for too long then the thermostat may be faulty and will need to be replaced.

Customer: replied 22 days ago.
Is it expensive to replace a thermostat on an old fridge

It would cost approx. £100-150.

Customer: replied 22 days ago.
Ok thank you

You are welcome :)

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