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Ihave a model hss25gfta ww hot point refriderator. I had the power off while working on a light fixture. when I turned the power back on the refrigerator control for the ice box and freezer just blink the lights are on in the door and inside but the refrigerator is not running I have searched the owners manual for a reset proceedure but could not find

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Most like the controls frosted up in the ice box ... empty the freezer and leave the fridge unplugged for a while ... this will allow the frost to disolve ... plug it back in and it should be ok...

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I believe the control board could have gone bad, have you checked it at all? Are you experienced with checking electrical equipment? If not, please have a trained expert open up the fridge and check it. Most likely you will need to replace it. Let me know what you find when you check the board. Is the ice maker going crazy at all? Please post an update. Thank you and Good luck

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