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Earth leakage trip

Fan, sealed unit & capacitor all check out OK. What's the next most likely part to go down to frame in this type of fridge?

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  • Mark Jackson Jun 29, 2006

    Dovi,

    thanks for the tips. Problem turned out to be moisture in the evaporator fan motor. This apparently happened with the door left ajar and contents partially defrosting.....Failure Group 7 - Equipment not at fault.

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What about the light switch,lamp'S housing and in worst case a burn wire ? Good luck!

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