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I think it's a motor problem

I have a Samsung - 24.8 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator (a little over a year old), well its not cooling the fridge and it no longer freezes the freezer. The motor, I believe its the motor, hums for about 35secs every 3minutes and ends with a click. It sounds like it is trying to trigger itself to run but never gets into gear to circulate cool and freezing air. Is this common and is there an answer I can try before calling a tech.

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Don't you have a 24 month manufacturers warranty on that? Get them to fix it.

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Your problem is the compressor (motor) start relay. They are inexpensive and availible locally from a refrigeration parts supplier. Check the wiring diagram on the back of your unit for installation help.

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