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1) I assume that the fridge is a 120 volt type and not a 240 volt type, is that correct? The reason I'm asking is that in the electrical industry, the terms L1 and L2 typically indicate 240 volts. The fridge will have a nameplate rating located on the back and the nameplate will confirm the voltage.
2) If the plug is a 2 prong polarized type, 1 prong will be wider than the other prong. The wider prong is the neutral wire and the small prong is the hot wire. Thus a 120 volt plug which can only be inserted into a standard wall receptacle by one orientation.
1) A 120 volt plug and/or receptacle only contains an L1 hot wire connection and a neutral termination. If the plug is a 3 wire, then it will also contain a round ground prong. Thus on a 120 volt plug, there is no L2 termination.
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1) I've never heard of a proprietary plug? All appliance plugs and receptacles are manufactured according to NEMA standards.
2) On a non-polarized plug, both prongs will be the same width and the plug can be inserted into a 120 volt receptacle in either direction.
3) Since the model is a 120 volt type, the manufacturer used incorrect lableling since a 120 volt version never contains an L2 termination. Should have been labeled as L1 & N and not L1 & L2.
I will opt out of the question as I don't want to provide you with an incorrect answer on the board terminals. I am not an appliance technician. I can only tell you the differences on the NEMA plug types.
No need to reply back to me, you will be notified once another expert picks up the question. I will send the question over to an appliance expert.
Hi, I'm Mike G and it is easy to check if you have itcinnected properly. With a 2 wire voltage tester check the screw shell of the light to ground. If you get 120V reverse the connection.