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The interior fridge lights will not come on, but it is cooling just fine. I have unplugged the fridge to let it "reset" but it did not help.

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The door switch is bad you can pull it out of the door perimeter and bypass it to test its operation,sometimes these switches get sticky from food/juice,etc and stick part way open and you can spray wd40 into the plunger and unstick them,sometimes,not always

Posted on Mar 22, 2011

  • aurorastar22 Mar 22, 2011

    U'm pretty sure it's coming out all they way, because the alarm beeps if the door is left open for too long.

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