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1 year old Frigidaire Side-by-Side wont cool

Our power went out for about 30 minutes. When it came back on, the refrigerator appeared to be working since the lights were on. However, later in the day we noticed a puddle in front of it and realized that although the lights were on it was not cooling. No reading on the temp controls and it is not making any sounds at all.

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Find out if there was a power surge at your home or other homes near to yours. Also if your model has a circuit board a surge may have damaged the board. I am putting a link for another similar problem like yours for you to read and see if it compares to your problem. Let me know, Thanks, Sea Breeze

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