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Diverter valve on Hotpoint FFA70 recieves no power, Fridge ok

Hi, the freezer section of my Hotpoint FFA70 fridge freezer is not cooling. The fridge section appears ok though and i have a cool suction line at the compressor and warm condenser (so fridge circuit appears ok). I notice the diverter valve is recieving no voltage at all so presume default position is fridge and enegised for freezer? Is the diverter valve controlled by the control panel? I also notice a slightly pushed out top on the 220uf 35v capacitor on the control board, is this part of the vavle control cicuit and therefore could be the problem? I am a engineer but more commercial/industrial based so not 100% with the domestic market. All assistance appreciated. Thanks

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Bonjour..Your system check (hot cold) is correct. Generally all new refrig/freezers cool only the freezer & bleed cold air off to cool the refrigerator. Most diverter/airflow dampers I have seen are mechanically operated for simplicity & to keep costs down. I would unload freezer and pull the panel off where you see the fan mounted. Go slow, don't drop any screws.You may not get them back. Look at the drain pan under the evap. coil. If it has ice that is built up in layers. Suspect the defrost termination thermostat. If the evap coil is clogged with heavy frost, suspect 1 the defrost timer and 2 the defrost heaters mounted on the evap. coil. Let me know how you make out.

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