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Side by side keeps popping breaker

I have unplugged the defrost coil and still pops breaker

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It is very doubtful that a defrost heater would do anything by open (NOT short) so that is not a likely cause of you popping the breaker. I would look at the compressor relay and capacitor as more likely areas that would cause it. UNLESS the compressor is locked up and that would cause it everytime.

Posted on Jan 02, 2012

  • suprjagfan Jan 03, 2012

    It ended up being the defrost heater. Thanks for the feedback.

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