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Safty switch I had another appliance on the same curcit that shorted out.Since then when I plug in the Haier refrigerator the compressor tries to come on but doesn"t. it is a AES44W. is there something in the electrical system that would act as a voltage protector that would need to be replaced?

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  • sjbournias04 Jan 26, 2009

    i have it in a different circuit is there a serge protector in the refrigerator it self ?


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Have a qualified person (electrician) check the wiring in the outlet to make sure there is no bad connections or burnt wires behind the outlet,I would start at the outlet where the appliance burned up.The only thing in the system to replace would be the wire itself ,bad breaker or fuse depending on your elecrical panel, the fuse would be obvious and the breaker would not be able to be reset,but it sounds like you have power to the outlet,bad connections cause heat,which could cause a fire,Please have this checked by an electrician to be safe and a peice of mind.

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  • shockman1157 Jan 29, 2009

    NO, There is no surge suppresors in the fridge,are the lights on,it however could be the compressor, low on oil, dirty cooling fins plugged up, cause over heating which will burn out the compressor clean it up with a brush and a vacume,( I use my air compresser to blow it out but it is by the door and witha fan behind me the dust is not to bad) make sure it is clean,give it time to cool down if hot, this lets the oil in the system to go back to the compressor.You need a qulified refrigeration tech to charge and check the coolent in it.


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