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Fridge not blowing cold, Buzzing inside black ball "compressor"

My frigidare FRS26R4CWE is making a buzzing noise every 5 min from the inside the black ball on the fridge side i think its the compressor. Fridge and frezzer both not blowing cold air but fan is blowing and operating.... Do i need to replace the compressor?

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The black ball you are reffering to is the compressor.It is trying to start..that is the buzzing.The start,and overload relay is probably bad..hopefully.Because if it isn't the compressor may be bad.Where your wires plug into the compressor...this is the relay.it should come off fairly easy.It is much cheaper to replace this part..than buying a new fridge.For instance i buy them for g.e. refrigerators all the time from an appliance repair shop at cost,and they are less than 4 dollars for me.So I assume they aren't too expensive retail.

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