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Our power went out. I have a portable generator hooked directly to the power box. When I threw the breaker to bring up the refrigerator, I got a let down then surge up of power. Since then, the unit runs but with very little cool and no freeze. Can you help?

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  • twosweets Nov 14, 2007

    I unplugged the unit for 30 minutes and replugged. The unit has power, interior lights, underneath fan, etc. The unit is cool on the bottom (crisper area and lower freezer), but certainly not cold.

  • twosweets Nov 15, 2007

    There is ice in both sides, freezer and refrigerator, in the lower quarter. Still require repair?



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Try unpluging it for about 5 mins. Sounds as if it might need to recharge the coolent, Possibly during the surge might have blown an internal fuse. Contact the manufacturer. Curently their site is down.

Posted on Nov 14, 2007

  • cory casper
    cory casper Nov 14, 2007

    yeah its going to need serviced/repaired.



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