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My Magic Chef wine cooler MCWC52B doesn't cool. The relay does not rattle, the overload switch gets really hot and the compressor hums. Is the compressor done for?

Everybody says to replace the relay and that it will rattle. Mine doesn't. I can hear the compressor hum and the white overload switch gets hot and made a scary snap noise. Is the compressor locked up and done for? If so, where could I get a new one? Looks easy enough to put in myself.

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Clean the filter in the back. It clogs with dust and stops cooling.

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SOURCE: where can I find magic chef wine cooler compressor for MCWC52B

My Name is Mike. I have the same unit. The compressor is not bad. Replace the start relay& overload on compressor.

Posted on Jun 05, 2009

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