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Controle panel flashes 88 like it is trying to start the motor is trying....

My kscs25inss00 Side by Side Refrig. is not working. I just moved it after it was diconected for 3 mo. The controle panel flashes 88 88 88 like it is trying to start and the motor in back seems to try to start and then stop over and over. The space in front between the doors gets HOT when it is left pluged in for a few minutes. Any Ideas? It is currently unplugged. I thought it ma need to settel.

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Re: controle panel flashes 88 like it is trying to start...

LooseChad Were did you store the fridge? Has it been in the upright position all the time? If not, it has to be kept in the upright position for at least 24 hrs before you plug it. If this is not the issue, then most likely the problem is a bad starting device for the compressor or the compressor itself. If it is just a starting device then you can fix it yourself and the part is not expensive. If the problem is the compressor and your fridge is less then five years old - it is still under warranty and Kitchen Aid has to fix it free of charge. If the fridge is more then five years old, it is going to cost you over $500 and you have to compare it with the price of the new one.

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