O.K. so I prematurely plugged in my fridge into the nearest receptacle
and POP!! The receptacle happened to be from 20amp breaker and the
manual of fridge says 15amp 110volt only. Now I ran the fridge on
another receptacle coming from a 15amp breaker and it does not seem to
hold temp correctly. Can anyone help me trouble shoot this behemoth-
The freezer is not cooling but fridge side is cool at 34. My wife is
going to kill me!!
Plugging it in to a 20 Amp circuit should not have caused a problem,
usually kitchen circuits are a 20 amp service. I would assume that the
15 Amp specified in the manual is a minimum. It's a little odd that
the fridge is cool but the freezer isn't. Is this a subzero? If so
they have independant refrigeration circuits and the freezer side may
have gone out. If not a subzero I have no idea.
Is the temp-sensor in the refridgerator part,
or the freezer part? If the former, the
freezer won't go because the fridge is happy.
this is one of the reasons you can't run
a combination unit in an unheated space.
Try setting the thermostat colder on
the fridge side.
If this is a new unit and something went POP when you plugged it in ,
make a service call under warrenty.
The 15 amp 110 v only label is mimimum current and operating voltage .
A 20 amp circuit would not be an issue .
If the 20 amp circuit was 220 V then you have a problem , but the plug
should not have fit.
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