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Model number sticker missing on hoover contour fridge, is there a model number anywhere else

Freezer on bottom, I think it is 480 litre. defrost heater not working and need model number to get a replacement element. sticker is missing from fridge and thought model number may also be somewhere else as well

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Well most only have one sticker-- to tell you everything you need. look on Google images to find one that looks the exact. Best luck

Posted on Jan 31, 2014

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SOURCE: hoover contour fridge leaking

Your evaporator coils frost up in normal use and every eight hours or so the entire unit shuts down and the defrost heater comes on to melt the frost. This cycle last about 20 minutes. The melted frost drips into a drain pan and through a drain tube to the drain tray under the freezer/refrigerator where it's evaporated by the condenser fan.


Your drain tube may be stopped up with ice at the upper end because it drains too slow because it's stopped up at the lower end in the evaporator pan under the unit at the floor. It can get dust and mold in it. Once you get the ice out at the top a little pressure with a turkey baster will usually clear it out. Flushing it out with hot water and clorox may help.
Make sure it drains quick enough to prevent refreezing. . The drain should be located below the evaporator coils on the lower back of the freezer.

Posted on Aug 30, 2009

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SOURCE: how can i check to see if the defrost is working

you will need to access the heater in the rear area of the freezer compartment and disconnect the heater element and take a continuity test of the element,if this checks good,then in the same area is your defrost timer,unplug the heater from it and hook up a voltmeter and energize the defrost timer manually and see if you have a voltage there

Posted on Jan 17, 2010

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SOURCE: Hoover Contour HE423UFL fridge freezer continually frosts over?

I am on my fourth timer for this problem. Seems to fix the problem each time. You must remove the big chunk of ice covering the drain hole before you operate the fridge with the new timer. The contacts in the timer get burnt due to arcing inside the switch. The heating element seems to always work ok, but if the element is no good the fridge will not defrost.

Posted on May 11, 2010

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SOURCE: Got a 9yr old w/house

If you cleaned it of all frost and ice and it keeps doing this then perhaps the defrost thermostat is detached from where it should be or shutting off too early. Try replacing it if is attached well.

Posted on Oct 27, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a Westinghouse fridge freezer model number

FREEZER FAN MOTOR MAY NEED REPLACED. THE EASIEST WAY IS TO TAKE OFF THE BACK PANEL IN FREEZER AND REMOVE THE FAN
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RUN WATER IN TUBE TO ELININATE BLOCKAGE AND CHECK
TEMP IN FREEZER. IF TEMP IS BELOW 0 DEGREES, THATS
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