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Kenmore refridgerator model #50522100

Unit was bought in 2002, was used for one year, unplugged moved and we just set it up and plugged it in 09/2008. It ran at first and then stopped running. Lights work but unit just turned off for about 15 minutes adn then suddenly began working again. Is there a reset switch or button we should look for or could there be another problem? Please Help!!

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Is it still working..If so it probable doesn't have a problem.My guess is that it went into the defrost cycle.When you unpluged it in 2003 it was time for the defrost cycle, so when you pluged it in it went into the cycle..

Posted on Sep 28, 2008

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