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My 1.5 year old Sanyo 45 bottle wine cooler fridge (Model SR-4500) began making a significant transformer like sounding buzz or hum a few months ago. I tried unplugging it for a brief period and then plugging it in again to see if that would stop the hum. That did stop the hum initially for about an hour and then it would revert back to the hum. Then about a week ago , I noticed that the fridge was running very quiet and when I checked the rear of the fridge I noticed that the compressor/motor was extremely hot and that the wine bottles were all warm (room temperature) with no apparent refrigeration. Question: Is this a possible broken compressor or voltage regulator or could it be a shut off fuse for over heating or dirty condensor coil?

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sounds like it has a refrigerant leak somewhere in the unit.

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I'd already picked up a replacement (B&D 2.7cf) before I found the website and asked the question,,,, hoped for a quick fix answer and I'd be able to return the B&D.... oh well. With 'designed' obsolescence and 'disposable' appliances, Robert L's answer confirmed my 'fears'.
Now I'm trying to find someone locally (Conroe, TX) who would like to 'recycle' the Sanyo (everything but the compressor/motor is in great shape - door, glass shelves, etc. maybe even the coolant which I don't want to 'dump' in a landfill.

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