Samsung fridge power dead


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Old 04-20-18, 06:47 PM
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Samsung fridge power dead

Samsung side by side with bottom freezer drawer less than 2 yesrs old. Sudden, complete loss of power (we were taking stuff out a moment ago) as if it was unplugged. No lights, button sounds, LED display, compressor hum, nothing. Checked breakers and outlet. Can anyone help?
 
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Old 04-20-18, 07:50 PM
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How did you check the receptacle? You can't use a non contact tester. Did you turn the breaker all the way off then back on?
 
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Old 04-20-18, 07:55 PM
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Plug a table lamp or small appliance into the receptacle to see if it works.
If it doesn't.... you'll need to post the model number for the fridge.
 
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RF26HFENDWW is the model no.
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Old 04-20-18, 09:28 PM
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Can we assume that the receptacle is fine and the fridge is 100% dead ?
 
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Yes receptacle works and everything is dead. Temp is rising. Flipped breaker.
 

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Old 04-20-18, 10:15 PM
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I cannot locate any service info on it. I'm still looking. I see that it's an inverter type fridge but that board should not cause a full dead problem.

Remove the bottom kick plate. Look up inside there. You are looking for a tech sheet. A mini service manual. It will have diagnostic routines on it plus a basic wiring diagram.
 
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Thanks. It looks like there's something wrong with the receptacle, wiggling it hard turns power on and off. So it's got to be the wiring. Replacing it when when I get back from Lowes.
 
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Many thanks for your help. A wire to the outlet was off the screw, apparently making enough contact until it slipped of, probably from a door slam. There were some burn marks from arcing so I'm glad it happened, otherwise I wouldn't have known. Now to move all that food back from the garage fridge!
 
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Thanks for letting us know the outcome.
 
 

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