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Re: tripping when turned on after moving house
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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With the unit unplugged remove the machine compartment and visually inspect for and burnt marks or frayed wiring. if non is seen, remove the wiring connectors from one component at a time and re test by plugging the unit back in. This will help you isolate the issue hopefully.
The machine compartment is on the back and the power cord is attached behind it. It is usually connected with 1/4" screws so a socket or nut driver will help you gain access.
Either the start relay in the compressor is grounding electrically or the defrost heater is (most likely start relay). To replace this yourself is difficult as it requires technical knowledge. If you are located in California, bay area I could help you personally
Ensure it fully dries out before trying it again. Water in the electrics will throw your trip instantly. If it's dry now, and you are having the same problem. check the electrics for a short circuit or earth fault. Usually a compressor earth fault is to blame.
Your fridge should draw no more than 5amp. Presuming your breaker is at least 15amp there's a problem. Move to a different circuit first. If the condition persists check the start relay on the compressor. I have a suspicion the circuit may have another item you are not aware of.
go to the back of the fridge see if it has a white relay on the compressor that's the piece that plugs onto the compressor if it does un plug the unit take it off and shake it if it rattles and little black stuff falls out of it replace it with a three in one relay from an appliance repair parts store just follow the instructions on the part its easy don't worry about water in the ice maker it will fill when it starts cooling if it doesn't have the relay try turning it off for 24 hours to give the oil time to run back down to the compressor and advise me further