Question about Refrigerators
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: humming noise repeats every few
it sounds like
the start switch clicks off usually when the compressor is pulling too many amps or the compressor is overheating. if the compressor is not even running then its probably not overheating.
· so either the compressor is pulling too many amps (bad compressor) or the start switch is bad and cannot handle the amps required to start the compressor.
if you already checked this and think it is a different problem then let me know, i will help you figure it out.
Posted on Jul 15, 2008
Thanks for the suggestion. I figured out the problem. The replacement fan motor I bought was general fan motor. it had 5 wires. Two of them went to the capacitor (this unit has combo capacitor, 3 leg). I followed the schematic diag on the motor and connected one leg to the C and the other leg to the FAN on capacitor. what was happening, the start winding was working against the run winding in the motor. Once I switch the wires in the capacitor, fan ran at full speed. thanks again for your reply.
Posted on Oct 15, 2008
hello sbarrry2 it sound like the motor that is running continously is the condenseer fan and the buzzing and then the click would be the compressor trying to start up and going off on overlaod. shut the unit off at the swiutch, let it cool down (3) hours possibly and then try to turn it back on. this should work. Thanks for using FixYA
Posted on Dec 26, 2008
If the refrigerator is working fine the banging noise you hear is the isulation inside the refrigeratior walls that exand and cotract with the change of temperatures. you don t have to worried about it.
Posted on Apr 10, 2009
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