Hotpoint Freezer Troubleshooting

An icebox is part of a refrigerator intended for freezing and storing food, as well as making ice cubes. When there is a problem in the unit, it stops doing its work properly. In the table below you can read the most common icebox problems, their causes and solutions. We advise you to check the troubleshooting system table before calling a maintenance service.

Hotpoint FF200TP freezer troubleshooting

Malfunctions:Possible causes / Solutions:
The display is completely switched off.The plug has not been inserted into the electrical socket, or not far enough to make contact, or there is no power in the house.
The motor does not start.The appliance comes with a motor protection control.
The display is on but it is dim.Pull out and reverse the plug before putting it back in the socket.
The alarm sounds, a message appears on the display, the ALARM LED lights up and the refrigerator light flashes.The refrigerator door has been open for more than two minutes. The buzzer stops when the door is closed or when the RESET ALARM button is pressed.
The alarm sounds, the ALARM LED lights up and a message appears on the display.The temperature inside the freezer is too high. The freezer will maintain a temperature of around 0?C so that the food will not refreeze; allowing you to eat it within 24 hours or to refreeze it after it has been cooked. To switch off the buzzer, press the RESET ALARM button. Press again to delete the message on the display, switch off the ALARM LED and restore normal operation.
The alarm sounds, the ALARM LED flashes and a message appears on the display.The temperature of the freezer is dangerously high: the food inside must not be eaten. The freezer will maintain a temperature of approximately 0?C. To switch off the buzzer, press the RESET ALARM button. Press again to delete the message on the display, switch off the ALARM LED and restore normal operation.
The refrigerator and the freezer do not cool well.The doors do not close properly or the seals are damaged.
The doors are opened too frequently.
The temperature that has been set is too high.
The refrigerator or the freezer has been over-filled.
The food inside the refrigerator is beginning to freeze.The temperature that has been set is too low.
The motor runs continuously.The SUPER FREEZE button has been pressed (rapid freezing): the yellow SUPER FREEZE light is on or flashing.
The door is not closed properly or is continuously opened.
The outside ambient temperature is very high.
The thickness of the frost exceeds 2-3 mm.
The Aircooler fan does not rotateThe refrigerator door is open.
The Aircooler system is only activated automatically when it becomes necessary to restore perfect operational conditions inside the refrigerator compartment.
The appliance makes a lot of noise.The appliance has not been installed on a level surface.
The appliance has been installed between cabinets that vibrate and make noise.
The internal refrigerant makes a slight noise even when the compressor is off. This is not a defect, it is normal.
Early ending of functionsElectrical disturbance on the network or brief interruptions of the power supply
A message appears on the display (e.g. F01)The water discharge hole is blocked.

Hotpoint MZAA 1 (TK).1 freezer troubleshooting

Malfunctions:Possible causes / Solutions:
The green POWER indicator light does not illuminate.The plug has not been inserted into the electrical socket, or not far enough to make contact, or there is no power in the house.
The indicator lights are on but the light is dim.Pull out and reverse the plug before putting it back in the socket.
The ALARM indicator light remains illuminated constantly.The door is not closed properly or has been open continuously.
The door has been opened too frequently.
The TEMPERATURE ADJUSTMENT knob is not in the correct position.
The motor runs continuously.The door is not closed properly or is continuously opened.
The outside ambient temperature is very high.
The thickness of the frost exceeds 2-3 mm.
The appliance makes a lot of noise.The appliance has not been installed on a level surface.
The appliance has been installed between cabinets that vibrate and make noise.
The internal refrigerant makes a slight noise even when the compressor is off. This is not a defect, it is normal.
Condensation on the inner walls of refrigeratorHot and humid weather increases condensation. Doors might have been opened frequently or left ajar for a long time. Please make sure that the doors are completely closed. It is normal and not a fault.
Condensation on the outside of the refrigerator or between the doorsHumid weather increases condensation. When the humidity is less, condensation will disappear. It is normal and not a fault.
Bad odour inside the refrigeratorInside of the refrigerator must be cleaned. Food must be kept in suitable containers and/or packaging. It is normal and not a fault.