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Our refrigerator stopped working, compressor not kicking on.

The compressor is attempting to come on but fails.It starts off by making a long hum and shuts off with a click. The fan and light are working. We have cleaned the coils as suggested in the manual, but it did not do anything to help it. Is it possible that the thermostat is going out? Our refrig is only 2 years old. We bought it brand new when we bought our house. What can we do to fix this problem?

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  • SriniVoleti Aug 25, 2007

    Replacing the Relay start solved the problem. Thank you for the help.

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Sounds like the problem that I had. The repairman replaced the relay switch, which is usually located behind the refrigerator, bottom left.

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