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Pump wont run

Everything seems to work but the pump wont run

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  • craigpeterso Jan 30, 2009

    yeah i meant the compressor

  • craigpeterso Jan 30, 2009

    nope it isnt making any noise or getting warm i wonder if it needs to be charged but i dont know how to charge a fridge

  • craigpeterso Jan 30, 2009


  • craigpeterso Jan 30, 2009

    ill chech it out its a frigidaire frs26znh thanks

  • craigpeterso Jan 30, 2009

    ill chech it out its a frigidaire frs26znh thanks

  • Mark Egan May 11, 2010

    OK. See if there is a wiring diagram on the back of the refrigerator. Or there may be one in a small envelope behind the front grille at the bottom of the refrigerator. And while you down there, look to see if you see a defrost timer, a little square box, sometimes with a screwdriver turned contol. If you do, plug the refer in , and turn that control some. If the compressor comes on, then replace the timer.
    If you hear other actions taking place, wait to see if the timer turns on it's own. If it does, we need to look elsewhere. If it doesnt, then replace it.

    Let me know the make and model of your refirgerator.

  • Mark Egan May 11, 2010

    If nothing is running, then it doesn't matter if there is a charge of freon. Don't even break into the system until you've exhausted all other remedies.

    Do you know how to use a voltmeter and read a wiring diagram?

  • Mark Egan May 11, 2010


    Is the compressor body hot?
    When you turn the refrigerator on or plug it in, do you hear the compressor try to start?

  • Mark Egan May 11, 2010

    The topic heading is for a refrigerator, yet you say your pump won't run. I don't know of a refrigerator that has a pump (but I am always willing to learn something new!). Are you talking about a refrigerator, or are you calling the compressor a pump?



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I'm 99% certain the problem is the defrost timer. I found a wiring diagram for the refer.

It's mounted on the lower left corner, behind the front grill. You should see a slot for a slotted screwdriver that you can turn.

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