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Frigerator not cooling

Okay, here goes. Both fans are running, compressor getting warm, but not kicking over. I do hear a clicking noise, like the compressor is trying to kick in, but never does. It will do this every 5-10 min. It clicks twice. I have tried unplugging it for hours, thinking maybe it would reset. I was out of town Saturday night and came back to a warm frige. It was stormy that night, so I don't know if the power was surging. Please tell me this is a small part that can be replaced and not the compressor. I have a Roper RT21LMXKQ00. It was made 1-02. So it not that old, just old enough that the warranty just expired. GO figure. I did clean the coils about a week before this happen.

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  • melissame99 Sep 09, 2008

    freezer is working, frige is not cooling.....checked fan and it runs, what next?

  • Shirley86 Mar 12, 2009

    I am having the same problem, but I let the compressor cool off and plugged it back in, with a thermomoter I watched as the temp went down.... it got down to 2.5 degrees, I thought it had reset itself from being unplugged, but when I got up the next morning it was 50 degrees in the freezer?? is this a small problem. I have checked the cost of a compressor $$$$$

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