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Frigidaire refrigerator model FRT21LRGW5-compressor sound is loud

Frig and freezer no longer cool. Every 10 min. or so compressor makes loud whinney sound for about 10 seconds.

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Sounds like the start relay or start capacitor has failed.

Unplug the unit until you can get a replacement or the compressor will be ruined (if it's not already.).

PTC start relay is P/N 218721108 $36.49
Capacitor is P/N 218909901 $7.99

P/N and pricing from Sears Parts.

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If it is the compressor making that sound,The compressor is bad.
A fan motor can as make this type of noise as well when going bad.
If it is the fan motor stopping,this will also shut the compressor down,due to the thermal overload protection.



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