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MCWC30MCG stopped cooling

The unit just stopped cooling one day.  An intermittent clicking sound started and the compressor was really hot. It's about 3 years old.  I got a phone quote of $350-400 if the compressor has to be replaced!!  Could it be something simpler that I could replace myself?

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  • Handy Hubby Oct 08, 2008

    I suspected as much but was hoping for better.

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Handy hubby,
welcome to Fixya,
It sounds like the compressor!
Not worth replacing this very expensive part.


Was it so hot you could not keep your hand on the compressor?
If yes then it's most likely your compressor.
Happy to be of assistance.
Sorry about your lose
Huuum

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Posted on Oct 08, 2008

  • Neil Golan
    Neil Golan Oct 08, 2008

    Dear Handy Hubby,
    I GOT IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Magic Chef is now owned by Whirlpool.
    Here is the Consumer Affairs Tel #. 800 253-1301
    They handle all customer problems above and beyond Customer Service, and are authorized to do what it takes to retain all customers.
    It's easier to keep the customers you have than to find new ones!

    Prior to 2006 all major components including compressors had a 5 year warranty!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    So if it's been 3 years since you bought it, you should be covered
    I think they will take care of you!

    Bless You,
    Huuum

    Please remember to leave a rating.


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