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Fridge ice on/off button randomly activating.

We have a model RF268AB fridge, which is at least two years old (came with the house). Recently, the button which controls the ice off / child lock functions has been randomly activating. Without touching the frige, it begin chiming and cycling between the two ice off functions and the child lock, for a few minutes. Then it might stop for ~several hours, and then do it again. If it lands on the child lock function, the panel is locked and inactive. If it doesn't it works normally until cycling again.

 

We have tried to empty the ice makers, and also have turned the fridge off for 10 minutes, but neither of those solutions worked. Does anyone have any further ideas?

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Re: Fridge ice on/off button randomly activating.

I'm sorry to hear that, have you made sure the panel was cleaned off and nothing was on it that may be pressing on it? Also how long have you had this fridge? 


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Re: Fridge ice on/off button randomly activating.

Thanks for the reply - I tried cleaning with a cloth, blowing compressed air between the buttons, and verified there is nothing on the inside leaning on the door. No change to the behavior.

 

I found the date of manufacture on the inside of the door - 2009.

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Re: Fridge ice on/off button randomly activating.

The next step would be to proceed with service. You can use the following link below to request service or contact our phone support line at 1-800-Samsung to have service set up for you: https://www.samsung.com/us/support/service/


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