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Ref light bulbs wh-pool GS5SHA

Open door, loud buzzing noise, all 3 light bulbs flash. (new bulbs)
freezer lights unaffected
push button (on - off) on side works smoothly
noise coming from bottom of box

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  • aferalcat May 23, 2009

    Sea Breeze,

    Refrigerator side now dead, no lights, noise or cooling. Will inspect board Saturday.

    Thanks

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Your refrigerator has two sets of electronic control boards. One is inside and works to adjust temperature and to communicate with the other below and behind the refrigerator. They both have relays that if bad could cause the sounds you hear. It would be ok to pull it away from the wall and open bottom cover and listen to see if the sound is coming from the lower control board. If yes we need to examine the board after unplugging the power to refrigerator. let me know if the board is the reason or if while there you find something different, Thanks, Sea Breeze

Posted on May 22, 2009

  • John Tripp
    John Tripp May 23, 2009

    Do you now know why the power failed to the compressor? I will be around if you shoud need me. Good Luck, Sea Breeze

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