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2003 Elite trio won't get cold and just out of warranty

I have been told it was the compressor by process of elimation,(thats what the tecsaid) I think it could be something else. Could it be something else and if not I am wondering if I should pay 700 to fix a 5 yr old regfridgerator
it looks brand new but i am worried about the other parts. Kenmore Elite trio 2003

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