Why the refrigerator not Working After Power Outage


Why the refrigerator not Working After Power Outage? We’ve received a lot of ideas asking about this. So at this article we’ll share to you how to make the refrigerator work normally back just by 6 way of the following simple checks and fixes:

Why the refrigerator not Working After Power Outage
Why the refrigerator not Working After Power Outage

The Fridge’s power breaker is disconnected

This is one of the reasons why the refrigerator not working again after the power outage very much because the sudden loss of power causes the circuit breaker of the refrigerator to be disconnected to ensure the safety of the refrigerator. To fix this error you just need to specify the location of the interface bridge box see where they are located (normally the knife box will be placed outside of the house) and check the fridge breaker again to be sure that it is in Status is “Enabled”.

If the fridge’s power breaker is still turned on then you check its panel.

Fridge Circuit Breaker
Fridge Circuit Breaker

The panel of the refrigerator is turned off

As the refrigerators are different in the panel, it is recommended to check that the fridge’s control panel is turned off, so you should check your manual first to learn how to re-enable your refrigerator.

  • Some types of refrigerators, “enable ” and “off ” buttons are designed at the top of the panel.
  • Some types of refrigerators, “enable ” and “Off” buttons are designed to be inside.

Refrigerator panel
Refrigerator panel

Some note when examining the control panel as follows:

– If the control panel of the empty refrigerator does not work, then you need to reset it with 9 ways to reset a refrigerator

– After checking the control Panel and re-enabling the refrigerator then you need to note that you can expect to wait up to 15 minutes before your fridge can be cooled back.

– For the Whirlpool, to turn on (reset) the cooling feature, you press and hold the filter’s modes and keys simultaneously and hold them for three seconds.

GFCI Power socket that the plug fridge has been interrupted

For safety reasons, in some sockets there will be a small reset shortcut to interrupt when the power is lost suddenly. You just need to press the small GFCI reset button on the power outlet to the power “Enable “.

GFCI socket
GFCI socket

The Fridge’s lights are still on but the refrigerator is not refrigerated

For the refrigerators that the lights still turn on but you don’t see cold air blows, you should wait at least 15 minutes for the refrigerator to be able to start cooling back after the power is turned off.

If after about 20 minutes you still have not seen the refrigerator start cooling then maybe some parts in the refrigerator/freezer may have broken and you need to check instead.

The refrigerator not Working because the power cord is damaged

When a sudden loss of power can also cause a power cord or plug to be withdrawn due to a power outage. You need to slowly slide the refrigerator out and re-check the fridge’s power cord.

If you have a power cord and it’s broken, you need to replace it.

All the test and repair guides that we offer at will work with refrigerators such as LG, Haier, Kenmore, Frigidaire, Hotpoint, Emerson, Maytag, Sharp, Bosch, KitchenAid, GE, Profile, Whirlpool, Samsung, Toshiba and Panasonic. And you can watch detailed installation instructions for your refrigerator machine to make it easier to repair here

In addition, if you have tried to see and fix all the reasons the fridge is not running after the power outage will frequently occur above that still fail then there may be certain parts of the inside that have been corrupted and need replacing.

If you need further help please give us the model number of your refrigerator so that we can investigate further and reply to you in the soonest time.

One thing is especially important that when the refrigerator loses power will lead to broken food and so that this does not happen you should see the article: How to keep food safe when power outage.

Also, many moments even if you have fixed the refrigerator to work again but you see the noise inside it. You need to read the article immediately how to fix the noise correction of the refrigerator when dispensing water if you do not want to buy the new refrigerator soon.