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I needed to pull my fridge out to do some cleaning behind the fridge. I unplugged it, then plugged it in again 5 minutes later. The lights are now working on the left side of the unit (freezer) but not on the right side. The compressor is no longer working and the temp display is off. I`ve tried pressing the reset button, with no success

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Did you clean the compressor compartment while you had it pulled out? its possible you pulled a wiring harness loose removing power from the fresh food side of the refrig and from the comp.

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