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The refrigerator lamp unit did not shut off when the double doors were closed and caused the lamp to overheat. It burned the lamp itself as well as melted a hole above it in the top through to the insulation. It is out of warranty but it could have started a fire. Any suggestions what we should do? Sears want $275. Dollars for a service call to see if they can fix it or give us $500. towards a new one. This one was $2000. Do we have a case for a recall or suit?

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If this is a lg our the model number starts with 795, it should be fixed for free. There is a known issue, needs a service kit. Comes with main pcb and light sheild. Call sears back and tell them you have a service flash 46-515, I think that's the number. They should take it from there .

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