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Admiral side by side fridge defrosted and no longer cooling

I have an late Admiral side by side refrigerator (GC2224GEK) It has defrosted itself but now won't cool. The freezer fan is working fine, and there is no frost anywhere. If I switch off and then switch on the fridge the compressor kicks in then stops after only a second or so. Any ideas?

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Replace the compressor start relay.
If this does not solve the problem you most likely have a bad compressor.
Your fridge may be under a 5 year compressor warranty.

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