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Kenmore 700 trips breaker

I bought a kenmore 700 cu3742152 used, the minute i plug it in it trips the breaker

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  • jjones40 Jan 24, 2009



    sorry about this is fault,its a kenmore washer model 11028722700

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Sounds like something is shorted in the unit.

Start at the power cord where it plugs into the wall, following down to where it enters the back of the refrigerator and look for any crimped or smashed places that may indicate the hot has come into contact with the ground (center wire.).

From there, you'll need to have basic trouble shooting skills to determine where the short circuit is. It could be the condenser fan, the evap fan, the compressor, or any number of other things.

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

  • Mark Egan Jan 24, 2009

    Same troubleshooting procedure, only now it's the motor(s) or any one of the coils/solenoids.

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