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Smeg FABS30 the fridge/ freezer and internal light have stopped working at the same time, i thought this would be power supply, i have checked plug, replaced fuse in plug, checked mains socket is working, checked where power lead attaches to fridge for loose connections but no joy does anyone have any suggestions ?

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You are correct in your assumption...it is the power supply, as long as the bulb is good. The bulb should get power when the door is open regarless of whether or not the fridge is cooling, indicating a power break somewhere. First, remove the bulb and try in a lamp. Next, assuming the bulb proves to be good, you will need to remove panels necessary to trace the wiring. I suggest the use of a tester to make sure that current is flowing thru the cord, then into the fridge. Follow the wiring and check at every connection. Also look for loose or corroded grounds. If you do not feel comfortable doing this, it will be necessary to have an appliance repair svc conduct the repair. Good Luck! I hope this is helpful!

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