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Fridge or freezer are not cold

Fan is working but no cold air

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  • eboechler Jan 17, 2009

    Same issue.

  • willgeresy Jan 19, 2009

    5 year old Jenn air sideXside (jcd2389ge). No cold. Compressor running. Thought I smelled "hot electrical odor" just before it died.

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I had similar problem: condenser fan was running, but compressor was not. After I unplugged refrigerator for a while and plugged back on, the compressor ran for a few seconds. Compressor testing indicated it was OK, I suspected that it was either overload/relay or run capacitor. My limited testing equipment could not tell me which one was bad. I took out the run capacitor out of system by unplugging the 2 wires and the refrigerator ran fine. After Replacing the run capacitor with a new one bought from partselect.com, it ran fine so far.

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