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My GE Refrigerator Clicks for hours but will not start.

My GE side by side Refrigerator began clicking durning the month of September. A few clicks at first that later went on for hours. Last week it

begin clicking about 11:00PM and was still clicking at 08:00AM the next

morning. The refrigerator side was at room temparture and food in the freezer side was defrosting.


What is the problem? Starter Relay,Dampers, Thermostats or is this frigerator program to quite after one year of service. Place in use 03/29/06.

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  • Panchap Dec 28, 2007

    My GE Refrigerator began clicking last one week. but used to run OK un betqeen. Today the clicks went on for hours. Now it continues clicking and won't start.

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    Clicking sound and freezer fan keeps starting and stopping.

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    Clicking sound in the refrigerator. It used to do this - we had a 2 story house so we didn't care. We moved to a 1 story a little over 18 months ago. It stopped doing it when we moved and just began again this past week. Help!!!



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Most likely it has bad relay on the compressor.  I would replace the relay and overload first and see what you get.  If the compressor won't start after replacing the relay and overload then the compressor is locked up and that is covered by a 5 yr sealed system warranty.  Would appreciate a solved rating for expert advice.

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