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Compressor is not running, poping sound when electricity supplied

Compressor is not running, poping sound when plug in cord, part of a letter flashing on door control panel
Samsung model RS2556SH
serial no. 954243CX501340 N

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  • wclan Mar 12, 2009

    Thanks.....I reset the control board {hold top 2 buttons in for 10 seconds} that stoped the poping noise....now after doing some

    research I could have a problem with the condenser coil icing up.

  • wclan Mar 13, 2009

    yes the problem is the evaporator coil icing up, will try replacing

    the defrost element and thermostat...

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The popping sound could be a direct short circuit, in which case you need to try to see where exactly the sound is coming from. You should then be able to correct it. Second thing is that it is possibly a bad starter relay and can easily be replaced. ratemeplease

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  • Shane Seaman Mar 13, 2009

    You mean the evaporator coil (inside) condenser coil is on the outside at the back. You can do a forced defrost or manual defrost and if it freezes up within a week or even couple of days, you should check out the defrost system. Including the pc board and the defrost element and defrost thermostat.

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