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Hotpoint Frige My water stoped working and the ice would not despence, however the fridge and freezer werwe still working fine. about 36 hours later I heard a ticking noise coming from the circut board in the back of the fridge. At this point the compressor would not kick on. I took the back panel of the unit and found a mouse body wedged in the fan I removed it and i'm getting the same clicking sound. I thought it was the fan gone bad, but after replacing the fan motor I still get the clicking sound and the units compressor still won't kick on. HELP!

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The main computer is bad. the small square panel axcess it. Had 2 do this same thing.

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