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I have a Samsung Refrig RF268AB. On the display I get a code…

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I have a Samsung Refrig RF268AB. On the display I get a code 88 / 8 with the last number blinking with top being 0 and the bottom just a flat line. I hjave pulled the refrig out and un pluged for over a minute but get the same code when I remove it. Any help?

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your Samsung is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

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Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

The model number isRF268ABRS and I think it is about four years old.

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I am not sure this is related but we had a very brief power out/on. Probably only a second to come back on. Since we have had the refrig, we get these power issues several times a year and have not had a problem.

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First, what you're getting is an error code. Try to reset the error by pressing and holding the Energy Saver and Alarm button for 5 seconds together at the same time. If that doesn't work, please try to explain better what is flashing. It should be 88 / 86 or 88 88 with a segment missing. Which segment?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I was able to reset, meaning the error code went away and the normal display is on. Could that be resetting after the brief power hit?

Yes, often times you'll get random errors from a power outage so if it reset then you should be good to go again! Please remember to rate my service by selecting a star at the top or bottom of the screen before you leave today and if you need anything else just let me know.

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