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Stop working. stop running. where is the reset button? where is the overload?

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  • Donald  Rowan
    Donald Rowan May 11, 2010

    you will need your model number for help. and as much information you can provide. like : do the interier lights come on ? do you here the fan in the freezer. is this a top mount or side by side. what is the name brand ? Do you here any funny noises ? Do you see any frost in the freezer ? Help us, Help you :)

  • maria jessie Dec 16, 2012

    the model is GLHS37EHSB6 and it stopped working the fan is still running but the refrierator and freezer will not work, its not getting cool at all. what can i do to restart it or just fix it??

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It will be very diffilcult for even the most experienced technician to troubleshoot your refirgerator with so little information. No make and model number, no infor on how old it is...therefore start with the basics:

Verify it has power (does the interior light(s) come on?

If so, most refrigerators DO NOT have a reset button. The motor overloads reset when they cool off. If your unit has power and will not start after left alone (unplugged) for a few hours, then either the thermostat controls (most likely), a part of the thermostat controls (some controls use mutilple sensors and control relays), the overload on the compressor is bad or the compressor itself is bad. If the condenser fan runs but the compressor does not...I would suspect a problem with the compressor or it's electricals. If nothing starts except lights...I would suspect the temperature control. Good-luck.

Posted on Jan 09, 2010

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