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"Help" Missing refrigerator door sensor & compressor is continuously running..

I bought a used Kenmore 27 side by side refrigerator and the compressor is continuously running...I'm faily certain it hasn't shut off since I plugged it in 48 hours ago. It's missing the "refrigerator" door sensor. Could the break in the signal from the missing refrigerator door sensor and the freezer door sensor that causes the digital display to read that the door is open be the cause of the compressor not shutting off??? Model 363.9527821 serial # L226 10814

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Could be, since if the computer senses that the doors are open, then he would turn the compressor continuously in order to compensate for the losses of an open door refrigerator.

but with this kind of alarm, im sure it should have turn the refrigerator off if it has been sensing that the doors are open for the past 48 hours.

another thing to consider is that since it is second hand, it could have been repaired and things done to it for the compressor to run continuous.

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