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Refrigerator has no power

My refrigerator, Kenmore 795.78316.802, acts if it were not plugged in. There is power to the outlet. Do you think that the Pcb main could be the problem? The only other fuse I saw was a fuse-sensor combo for the defrost cycle.
The refrigerator was ok one day and the next morning it was off.


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It is very disappointing to wake up and find your refrigerator has no power. I was able to find a link that includes great information for this issue. I attached the link below. The information is specific to your model. I hope this helps.
by Manage My Life
August 13th, 2012
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Bill W

Thank you for your question. It is concerning when the refrigerator is not functioning correctly. And now just a mystery shut down. If there is power to the board and, it seem as if you have looked at the main control board and located the fuse, which is a none replaceable fuse. The board needs to be replaced, if the power is getting to it. There could have been a voltage surge in the lines that caused the problem.

Always unplug or de-energize electrical equipment before removing covers or attempting service. Be careful and wear appropriate hand protection when working around sharp metal parts


If you have the board exposed and want to just order the replacement board here is the link,

Kenmore Refrigerator Model 795.78316.802 MCB


If you would like the refrigerator to be looked at by a

Sears Home Services

technician, just follow the link.

I hope this is helpful. If I may be of further assistance please include more details in a reply to this post.
by Bill W Earned 17,684 community points in Kenmore
August 14th, 2012
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