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Samsung rs2578ww help. My freezer is fine but my controls are blinking 61 on refrigerator side. I have unplugged and plugged back in . Now its not blinking but not getting cold. repair guy can't be here untill tues?????????

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    James Kemfort Aug 06, 2008

    My problem is opposite. The fresh food side works fine but the freezer side started blinking. I tried unplugging and re-plugging to reset. Now the freezer side temp has gone to 61. The fan works when I push the light switch in.

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Littlern, Im thnking the 61 was your ambient temp on the refer side. The codes show up differnt than that. This is a very complicated machine. Sounds like a temp sensor has gone bad, the main board or the compressor overload itself. You can put it into a self diag mode by pressing power freeze and power cool together for 8 seconds. This is going to test all the sensors, fans, defrost cycles. The error that comes up will show as a - or | running clockwise on a digital 8 figure and then has to be decoded on a chart. For exampe: If the - is present on the bottom side of the 8 in the display, this means a a number 4 error which means a rerigerator fan error. It's gets pretty confusing, it's good you called the service tech. Make sure to get an extended warranty on this model..Catriver..post back.

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