# I hooked up power to a bad circuit and overloaded the appliance with 220 voltage @30 amps, i replaced the fuse in the back with was burnt out but it still does not work. The circuit is repaired and all the receptacles have been checked and work fine. I had to replace a power supply on my computer to get it back up and running, is this what i need to do for the fridge? Thank you for your help, James

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The relay board is more thatn likely burnt too.

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