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Fridge short circuits power after a period of time

Hi All,

The fridge works fine for a few hours then it short circuits mains power after a period of time.

Had this same issue with another fridge however, I was not home when the repair guys fixed, took him all of five minutes to replace part.
Somewhere in the top part of the fridge behind a panel.

Thanks in advance.


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  • asbayliss Jan 31, 2010

    Thanks again,

    I can find the Defrost Heater on the circuit diagram, but, the service manual does not show where it is physically.

    Does anyone know where to find on this model?


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It needs a new defrost heater , can b a bit tricky to change

Posted on Jan 31, 2010

Testimonial: "Great stuff, Ill have a look around for spare part and order it in. Thanks"

  • jugaree Feb 01, 2010

    the heater sits behind the pannel , on the evaporator , if u get the right part it shud just plug in , be very gentle


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