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Tripping when turned on after moving house

Can you give any clues as to what might be wrong with the fridge. Is was running fine up until the move. Now it trips every time we try to turn it on.

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It sounds like the outlet that you are trying to plug the unit into is somewhere conected to a GFIC plug that may be weak. either that or when you were moving the unit a wire may have been pinched underneith the refrigerrator causing it to short out. I woudl reccommend call for a service person to come out and check both of these solutions out for you. Have a Happy New Year and I hope that you enjoy your new place.

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