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My freezer sounds like its on, but it wont freez. I took off the cover, and the coils look clean. The black thing, I think, is the compresor is realy worm. None of the copper coils are cold.I don't know if they should be. Is their a fuse or somthing i can change, or can i change out the compresor, if thats whal that black thing is or is it cheeper to buy a new freezer. because I think I can change it my self. Also i shook the black thing and it sounds like their is a ball in it. and the ligh dont turn on ether please help!!!!!!!!

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If the compressor is warm that is an indication to me that it is running or at least trying to run. if its running you should feel it vibrating as well as being warm. assuming the compressor is running and it's not cooling I would say you probably have a refrigerant leak and would come out cheaper to replace the unit. repalceing the compressor also is fairly expensive in exess of 300-400 dollars. Let me know if you have any other questions Peyton

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