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Fridge will only start when you tap the motherboard box

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Can be bad connection as previous answer.

Or mostly it can be a relay in the computer board. Need to replace the board in this case.

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Sounds like a bad connection on the mother board. Disconnect the power, remove and reattach all connectors on the board. look for loose components especially relays. there is a bad connection or bad relay.

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