Domestic Fridge Alarm

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  1. Robert Clark

    Robert Clark Funster Life Member

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    Hi guys
    Our Domestic fridge alarm has suddenly started bleeping for 15 seconds every 2 minutes
    No warning lights - just the alarm

    The door appears to be shut properly

    The handbook suggests that this alarm is to tell you that the interior light is on.
    When I put my finger in the door lock slot the 4 LED lamps don't go out fully, they just go dim. I've now disconnected the power supply to the light and the bleeping has stopped

    Looks like the led light is condensated so I'm leaving it to dry out before reconnecting

    Appreciate any suggestions as this bleeping is driving me MAD!!

    Thanks
    Robert
     
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    ??

    confused.. has the beeping stopped or not ?
     
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    Robert Clark Funster Life Member

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    Sorry for any confusion
    Disconnected light after first post, so edited post accordingly
    Has been silent since, but light is disconnected
    Will connect light again in the morning once fitting has dried out fully
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    ok.. thanks.. that explains.. :LOL:

    Hopefully when the light has dried out it will be fine.. but raises the question.. how did it get condensation inside.
     
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    Sounds like the switch is damp.
     
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    Update - it appears that the door lock / light housing unit was fitted out is square which meant that when the door was shut it was actually being held slight open causing condensation to form on the led light - which in turn caused a short circuit
    Twisted the fitting slightly and hey presto!
    Thanks for you help guys !
    Robert
     
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