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Maytag Performance Side by Side Fridge Freezer is not cooling...

My fridge/freezer has not been cooling for the last several days, although the unit is running (light comes on, etc.). There are intermitten clicking noises. Help!

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  • good4dtrash Feb 10, 2009

    My fridge does exactly the same thing. In addition, I opened the bottom cover in the back of the fridge, and when the "clicking" happens, you hear this sound like if a motor wanted to start, but it doesn't (and the lights inside dim) until it "unclicks" after about 30 seconds. It is definitely coming from the side of the compressor (looks like a black tank), but I wouldn't know if it is the compressor itself or some other relay or component just before the compressor. All fans work (inside and out), and no build-ups.

    Does this sound familiar? (of being the actual compressor)

    Thanks in advance for your help!!

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Sounds like a bad compressor.

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