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    ManualsOnline posted an answer 9 years, 5 months ago
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    Willow posted an answer 8 years ago
    9Hold down "Energy Saving" and "Lighting" buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds (or top left & right buttons). Display panel returns immediately

    Mike posted an answer 5 years, 3 months ago
    9after brief power outage we were about to call service engineer when we looked at these comments. Pressing "power freeze" & "power cool" together until the display came back on solved the problem. Many thanks

    Leo posted an answer 5 years, 7 months ago
    9I pressed the power freeze and vacation buttons for about 3 secs and it worked great. Thanks everyone!

    Kerry posted an answer 7 years, 11 months ago
    6Idk if this worked but this is what I was doing( and hoping) when it cam back on. On model # rs2530bbp I held the ice type & filter reset button for about 10 secs and it came on. Whew I glad that came back on I was kinda starting to panic after trying all the other things.

    Justin posted an answer 6 years, 5 months ago
    6Pressed the top two buttons n it worked! Thank you for your advice.

    Weezit posted an answer 5 years, 4 months ago
    6My Ref was blinking 1 blue letter after a pwr outage. I found this site and pressed the Freezer and Ref buttons at the same time for 8 secs and Bam!!!! Bac 2 normal! Jus saved cash and hassle for a service call to press 2 buttons?€¦.I love the internet! Thanks!

    Donna posted an answer 6 years, 8 months ago
    5Have the RS277 model and pressing the "power freeze" & "power cool" for 8 seconds worked. Actually only took me 6 seconds but thank you to all.

    Io posted an answer 6 years, 8 months ago
    5I held the top left and top right soft touch buttons on the screen itself (which I think is the power save and the lighting buttons) and held for about 8 - 10 secs and it reset...mine was flashing E and 5 after every power outage

    Mark posted an answer 5 years, 11 months ago
    5You all are awesome. This just saved me a service call too! Thanks for the assist since this step is no where to be found on Samsung website or in manual.

    Kathleen posted an answer 6 years, 4 months ago
    4we did the energy save and lighting buttons for 8 sec and it worked NOW we have to cancel a spendy service call. thank everyone so much!

    Kerry posted an answer 5 years, 10 months ago
    4I too has the same problem after the power went out. Held down thw two,top buttons together until it reset itself. Didnt count but around 8 to 10 secs.

    Ravs posted an answer 4 years, 11 months ago
    4thank you guys. I had this problem for a long time but after reading some advice, I pressed the "Power Freeze" and "Vacation" buttons and the panel reset after 3 seconds. Internet is powerful.

    Michelle posted an answer 7 years, 2 months ago
    4I held down fridge and freezer button at same time for about 8 seconds

    Mark posted an answer 6 years ago
    4Just had a power outage that messed everything up on our Samsung. Followed the posts here on this site and everything is now working correctly. I pushed and held the Energy Saver button and the Lighting button for 8 to 10 seconds and the display panel corrected its self and returned to normal operations.

    Lester posted an answer 9 years, 5 months ago
    3I had the same problem after an outage and the call center did not help at all. I googled the problem and found the solution "press and hold the power cool and power freeze for about 8 seconds" not 3 seconds like it says in the manual and it worked!

    Graham posted an answer 6 years, 4 months ago
    3Hi all just to tell you we called Samsung over the problems we were having with our fridge freezer and were amazed to find out that they would send out a engineer to Fix it free of charge even after the warrantee had run has to be the first time you've called them out - they changed the sensor and checked it over give then a call you might be glad you did

    Colin posted an answer 5 years, 4 months ago
    3hi all, after a power cut, the panel is working fine but the fridge is now at 17 degrees an the freezer is at 25!! any advice would be great help..

    Cyndi posted an answer 9 years, 5 months ago
    3Did you ever figure this problem out? Our just did the same thing.

    Graham posted an answer 6 years, 5 months ago
    3I pressed the power freeze and vacation buttons and all is fine. trythe top two corner buttons first

    Sally posted an answer 5 years, 11 months ago
    3Samsung fridge freezer SR-S20. SR-S22 hold down quick freeze and vacation .

    Graham posted an answer 9 years, 4 months ago
    3Power went out for only seconds but display locked up and only 88 88 is displayed. Could not get any thing to work but fridge still was cooling. Next morning everything was OK again. I will try the "Power cool" and "power freeze" fo 8 seconds next time.

    Marlene posted an answer 5 years, 2 months ago
    2Anybody wondering what happens when your not home after a power interruption, perhaps at work or on vacation, Well this happened to me three times now. Everyhting thawed in the freezer and all food spoiled in the fridge. The power was off for 6 hours, 20 mins. When it came back on the fridge would not run. The display goes blank and so does your fridge until someone, at some point resets it by holding down the buttons. I would never buy a digital display fridge again for this reason. It does not resume to work until it is prompted by the activation of resetting the display!!

    Elliot posted an answer 4 years, 10 months ago
    2power cool and freeze buttons pressed until display came back, thanks guys
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    Cheryl posted an answer 5 years, 2 months ago
    2I have a French door Samsung refrigerator. The temperature lights went out after a power failure. I read the comments listed on this site, and was able to reset the lights. I HELD THE POWER COOL AND THE POWER SAVE BUTTONS FOR ABOUT 10-15 seconds EACH! WELLA!!! It worked!! Thank you!!!

    Liz posted an answer 4 years, 9 months ago
    1Can I just say Thank You all for your postings. i had a power outage and Samsung told me I needed to have a technician come and gave me a number to call. Called them and they had no idea what to do and wanted to send someone with no idea of cost at all. Frustrated I hung up and decided to search the web. your rock and saved me probable $100 plus. Samsung is out of touch! I have the french door fridge and pushed the lighting and power freeze and it reset within 10 seconds. Now why wouldn't power outage info be in Samsung's user guide?

    Susan posted an answer 9 years, 5 months ago
    1power outage - just cause the same problem. Any ideas how I can reset the Refrigerator?

    Cyndi posted an answer 9 years, 5 months ago
    0Did you ever figure this problem out? Our just did the same thing.

    Lloyd posted an answer 5 years, 10 months ago
    0this worked perfect, the service people wanted 388.00 to fix it.

    Michael Bavaro posted an answer 5 years, 5 months ago
    0I held pwr light and pwr freeze and eventually it reset......I was persistent .......Thanks.

    Catherine posted an answer 5 years, 4 months ago
    0Was getting ice from my American fridge freezer and lights went of on fridge and freezer

    Kahu Te Amo posted an answer 4 years, 11 months ago
    0Va va vooomm..all fixed now...Thanx for the advice guyz..Much appreciated

    Anthony Truong posted an answer 4 years, 9 months ago
    0My Samsung 3 door French door frig temp led is blinking after a turned off to defrost yesterday, i just noticed this morning when i got up for work. Does anyone has this problem before and know how to fix it without calling the Samsung tech, please help. Thank you very much .

    Wendy posted an answer 4 years, 8 months ago
    0Just had a power surge and these comments have proved invaluable......thankyou muchly

    Mary Ann posted an answer 4 years, 6 months ago
    Called Samsung and no help My warranty just expired 2 weeks ago.

    ..Held the buttons down also back unplugged and plugged

    Temperature light was blinking meaning it was getting warm. When I googled it it said to hold 2 buttons for 8-10 seconds. not sure if the unplugging also helped

    Jenny posted an answer 4 years, 5 months ago
    0OMG you guys are AWESOME!!!
    Pressed the 2 top buttons for 3 seconds and hey presto!!!

    Richard posted an answer 4 years, 3 months ago
    0We had a momentary power outage at the house that knocked the display for a loop. So, I followed the above advice, Hold down "Energy Saving" and "Lighting" buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds, and BANG, it worked!! We have ice again :)

    Kamlesh posted an answer 4 years, 3 months ago
    0Thank you all Guys. The display of my Samsung Side By Side refrigerator (591 l ) was blinking. I searched the web and came to this page. As advised , I pressed vacation and Power freeze buttons simultaneously. Now everything is normal.
    Internet is powerful ! It not only saved money but also a lot of hassles.

    Jenny posted an answer 4 years, 2 months ago
    0Thank you! I held down the power freeze & power cool buttons and viola! Took care of the problem!

    Mari posted an answer 3 years, 11 months ago

    Heather posted an answer 3 years, 11 months ago
    0I had a outage and my fridge is now blinking and dinging....saying 88 88
    I have tried holding the buttons down and it isnt working. Btw where is the" lighting" button located?

    Scott posted an answer 3 years, 9 months ago
    0I had power cut and display showed 88 88 I held top 2 buttons (energy saver & lighting) for ten seconds now all fine

    Amree posted an answer 3 years, 9 months ago
    0i hv this model rt62wamt samsung fridge.. power failure.. when i on my fridge its trip my whole house.. help

    Anna posted an answer 3 years, 8 months ago
    0blinking blue light after power outage on freezer side. press and hold the words "lighting" and "energy saver" for 10 seconds, panel comes back on. don't call the serviceman, you can do it!
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    Ian posted an answer 3 years, 8 months ago
    0I usually plug out my fridge occasionally if Im out for extended period of time, and when I get back just simply plug it back in, works perfectly for four years like than. However this time it refused to switch back on, a light flashes on the display, the water dispenser works and the lights work but nothing else. Finally did what everyone here did and it worked. Now I need to understand why this is suddenly happening.
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    Judy posted an answer 3 years, 6 months ago
    0Help. I had to defrost due to issues we all know about. Model #RF217ACPN. Now I can't get it off the off mode even if I press power freeze and power cool for 8 secs. Any thoughts? Thank you in advance.
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    Brenda posted an answer 3 years, 5 months ago
    0The display was showing 88 88, dulled out. I pressed and held the top two buttons until the display came back. Thank you.
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    Bee posted an answer 3 years, 5 months ago
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    Tanzie posted an answer 3 years, 4 months ago
    0RF 217 in storage for 3 yrs now the control panel won't work. Any ideas?
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    Jim posted an answer 3 years, 1 month ago
    0My issue was the fact that SOMEONE had pressed the "child lock" button for three seconds and locked me out. After reading the comments on here, I figured out how to unlock the panel so we could resume using the water and ice features!
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    Siao posted an answer 2 years, 7 months ago
    0After I press and held pwer freeze and power cool for one minute, there is still no response on the panel. Panel is still blank this is after a power outtage while I was on vacation. My samsung fridge is RS267LASH does anyone have any recommendation? Where is the motherboard that I can access to reset it?
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    Judy posted an answer 3 years, 6 months ago
    -1Update. When I hold power freeze and power cool longer the display goes blank and there is a dash in one of the displays and a beep goes on for like 10 beeps, then nothing.



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SOURCE: My Samsung refrigerator will not cool

Call Samsung. I had the same problem when Best Buy delivered mine. The delivery people left the fridge in demo mode. The people at Samsung will talk you through it, it is very simple. The fridge should work fine then.

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SOURCE: GE Profile Refrigerator PFS22SISBSS Bottom Freezer Temperature Indicators

I finally called GE about the non-working LED's and the temperature fluctuation. It's a known problem as many consumers have posted online. I called 800-386-1215 several times. What I found is I'd get different menu options nearly each time I called. The way I got to a 'helpful' human follows: Call above number; you will/may here a voice that states only 'for recalled appliances press 9' (may also have options for repair or parts) PRESS 0; next menu PRESS 5; you'll hear 'for less than 1 yr old press 1' and 'for more than 1 yr press 2'. In my case I pressed 2, then got a menu with 'for refrigerators PRESS 2'. Spoke to a woman who never denied that GE has a motherboard problem. She offered to provide a free motherboard but no labor. I asked (to be sure) if I would have to pay labor, she said yes or I could have $400 off a new crappy GE fridge. She said I would have to have a repairman come to diagnose the problem, then order the part and then come back to repair. I then said, 'You're telling me that I have to pay for TWO service calls to repair a known GE defect???? How much should I expect to pay for these TWO service calls???' She then asked me to hold, then came back on the line and told me that GE would pay the labor for the repair.
I also asked if GE was willing to do anything about the 25 cent door latch that cracked after 11 months (and is attached to the door gasket a $228.00 part) or the rusting wire freezer baskets and was told no. Hey, worth a try! The fact that they said no ensures that I will continue on my crusade to warn anyone who'll listen not to buy GE! Keep calling, after I got the right menu the wait was short the whole call was less than 15 minutes.

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SOURCE: Kenmore refrigerator model 253 not getting cold

i have the same problem: botttom of refrigerator does not cool.
freezer working ok.

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SOURCE: Ge model PSC25MSTASS digital refrigerator setting

check for frost in the freezer back wall

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SOURCE: What temperature should we set the refrigerator and the freezer?

Totally up to you. Most people set them for the temp they like their milk and the firmness of their icecream

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Fridge keeps beeping or buzzing: The following is for Frigidaire models but others can be addressed similarly.

Several Frigidaire refrigerator models have an electronic control panel on the freezer door the owner can use to adjust the internal temperature, dispense ice and water and receive notification about issues such as the need to replace a water filter. The refrigerators also emit a beep for various actions and as an occasional alarm. Determining what causes the beeps necessitates some troubleshooting.
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