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Refrigerator bought new refrigerator,light bulb is working normal,but it isn't cooling any thing inside.every now and then it makes a sound compressor cuts in but goes out immediately

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There are several things it may bDid you transport the unit layed down. If so you may have to let it sit upright overnight before plugging it in.
does the condenser fan come on. It is located by the compressor under the unit. Check to see that it is working.
Compressor may be bad. If this is the case consult your salesperson.

Posted on Jan 01, 2014

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SOURCE: RE- WHIRLPOOL NO FROST REFRIGERATOR NOT WORKINK NEEDS SOME HELP

whirlpool has a problem with the relayoverload thats plugged into the compressor. unplug the frig for about 5 min. then, while standing behind it plug it back in and listen. if you here a hum then a click, then you need to replace the relay overload. remove the back panel. the relay overload it plugged in on the left side of the compressor. very easy to replace

Posted on Nov 29, 2007

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SOURCE: Refrigerator and frig on side

if the fan in the freezer is running go to the compressor and see if you have 120 volts ac to the compressor relay, normally a white and red wire will be connected to the relay,
if you have 120 volts to the relay, remove the relay and if it is white shake it if you hear a rattle in the relay it has a set of burnt contacts in it and will have to be replaced if you have 120 to the relay and no rattle in the relay then a compressor problem

if no 120 to the relay check the cold control, the defrost timer

I WOULD CHECK THE COMPRESSOR RELAY FIRST

Posted on Apr 20, 2008

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SOURCE: Refrigerator is running but not cooling

You have a bad compressor relay. to check it you will need a voltage meter. Remove the rear cover and you will see the compressor remove the relay held on by a wire. If the relay sounds like a maraca replace it with part #8201769. If is donesn't sound like somethings broken inside it check for continuity on all 3 compressor terminals ( all terminals should read closed ) now this can go to ways if the terminals read good and the relay is good then the compressor is lock rotor and has to be replaced. Most cases it's the relay Good luck hope this helps

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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SOURCE: frigidaire refrigerator model FRT21LRGW5-compressor sound is loud

Sounds like the start relay or start capacitor has failed.

Unplug the unit until you can get a replacement or the compressor will be ruined (if it's not already.).

PTC start relay is P/N 218721108 $36.49
Capacitor is P/N 218909901 $7.99

P/N and pricing from Sears Parts.

Posted on Feb 01, 2009

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SOURCE: brand new french door maytag refrigerator makes a loud knocking sound off and on all day. Is that normal ?

im sorry to tell you, but the sound is probobly normal.
fridges these days make some weird noises.
they started making noises when they changed the gas to R34a.
you may be able to get a noise ruduction kit for your model. they are not too fun to install

Posted on Jun 07, 2009

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L;ights not working


May be faulty bulb/ blown bulb or issue with light switch itself.

Replacement parts can be purchased at any of the following web sites:

searspartsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

partsselect.com

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Before going to buy any parts directly.
Go through this troubleshooting help links.

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This is list of refrigerator problems, which is normally faced in refrigerator.
You can go through the details, by clicking the link below:---

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Refrigerator is not cooling properly?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/refrigerator-is-not-cooling-properly.html
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Both refrigerator and freezer not cooling properly in refrigerator?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/both-refrigerator-and-freezer-not.html
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The ice maker not working: ---
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/ice-maker-stopped-working.html

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Compressor not running on refrigerator?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/10/compressor-not-running-on-refrigerator.html
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Water dispenser not working on refrigerator?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/10/water-dispenser-not-working-on_19.html

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Ice maker stopped making ice?

http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-stopped-making-ice.html

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Water Overflows in Ice maker and freezes inside?

http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/water-overflows-in-ice-maker-and.html

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How to replace Ice maker assembly?

http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/how-to-replace-ice-maker-assembly.html

These will help.

Thanks,.

Dec 24, 2012 | GE Refrigerators

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I have a kenmore model # 106.54582400 that has been moved and not plugged in for 3 months , i cleaned it all up like new and plugged it in and now its not cooling , its never been on its side , the motor...


The compressor freon got leaked or compressor got damaged while shifting.Get the compressor inspected.

Replacement parts can be purchased at any of the following web sites:

searspartsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

partsselect.com

--------------------

Before going to buy any parts directly.
Go through this troubleshooting help links.

-------------------------

This is list of refrigerator problems, which is normally faced in refrigerator.
You can go through the details, by clicking the link below:---

--------------
Refrigerator is not cooling properly?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/refrigerator-is-not-cooling-properly.html
-----------
Both refrigerator and freezer not cooling properly in refrigerator?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/both-refrigerator-and-freezer-not.html
----------
The ice maker not working: ---
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/ice-maker-stopped-working.html

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Compressor not running on refrigerator?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/10/compressor-not-running-on-refrigerator.html
--------
Water dispenser not working on refrigerator?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/10/water-dispenser-not-working-on_19.html

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Ice maker stopped making ice?

http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-stopped-making-ice.html

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Water Overflows in Ice maker and freezes inside?

http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/water-overflows-in-ice-maker-and.html

-------------

How to replace Ice maker assembly?

http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/how-to-replace-ice-maker-assembly.html

These will help.

Thanks,.

Dec 23, 2012 | Kenmore Refrigerators

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I would like to ask for some info and troubleshooting techniques in which my refrigerator samsung model number RT22S. I noticed that the water inside the water bottle container is freezing and most likely...


Its not normal.The problem is related to defrost.Unplug unit from power outlet for 12 hours and then reconnect it and start.These resets the refrigerator.But its not working even after reset then internal defrost assembly and condenser/ compressor needs inspection.

Replacement parts can be purchased at any of the following web sites:

searspartsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

partsselect.com

--------------------

Before going to buy any parts directly.
Go through this troubleshooting help links.

-------------------------

This is list of refrigerator problems, which is normally faced in refrigerator.
You can go through the details, by clicking the link below:---

--------------
Refrigerator is not cooling properly?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/refrigerator-is-not-cooling-properly.html
-----------
Both refrigerator and freezer not cooling properly in refrigerator?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/both-refrigerator-and-freezer-not.html
----------
The ice maker not working: ---
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/ice-maker-stopped-working.html

------------
Compressor not running on refrigerator?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/10/compressor-not-running-on-refrigerator.html
--------
Water dispenser not working on refrigerator?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/10/water-dispenser-not-working-on_19.html

-------------

Ice maker stopped making ice?

http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-stopped-making-ice.html

-------------

Water Overflows in Ice maker and freezes inside?

http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/water-overflows-in-ice-maker-and.html

-------------

How to replace Ice maker assembly?

http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/how-to-replace-ice-maker-assembly.html

These will help.

Thanks,.

Dec 22, 2012 | Refrigerators

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Refrigerator isn't getting cold anymore


Check if the compressor is running. If not, test for power to the compressor. If the compressor feels very hot, and you hear something clicking, then you probably need a new starting relay which is inside a little box on the side of the compressor. You might have to wait several minutes for the compressor to cool off before it will do its next "click-on" and "click-off" thing. If the compressor is cool, and there is power going to the relay, the overload (next to the relay) could be "open" (no continuity).

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Doesn't sound like anything is running. Is compressor shot? Unplugged the unit for a couple minutes and plugged back in, but nothing seems to be running. All the lights work , but no blower, no compressor...


Hi,

Many times a freezer and/or refrigerator do not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many other things that can go wrong.


If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing then check out the last two tips.

If your refrigerator is running but warm, then...

Check out this tip that I wrote about that... it is a great place to start trouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then calling a repair person to do a simple thing for you...

Refrigerator Condenser Coil Cleaning Refrigerator Repair

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I bought a brand new Duo Thermo rv ac unit and I am having a issue with the compressor. I have it running all day and it works fine, but when it is running at night the compressor shuts down frequently...


Hi,
Yes, the Air conditioner system is a bit low in charge, so when the air cools outside it drops the gas pressure too low and then the lose of charge switch cuts out till the pressure raises then it comes on again..

The best thing would be to get a pro to add some charge to this A/C system.

Here isa tip that I wrote about how to add refrigerant to a air conditioner or coolingsystem

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Whirlpool top freezer refrigerator- compressor makes a loud noise


The compressor is that black casing you see at the bottom of your refrigerator - inside this sealed case is the motor assembly which stits on 3 or 4 springs that act like a cushion - you have a little gap at the bottom where the lubricating oil is present. Your springs have likely worn out and when the compressor shuts off the assembly is banging against the rigid casing make that loud "klonk" or bang noise. It IS normal for compressor to make some faint "tick-tick-tick...tick.....tick" when shutting off, but loud banging, bell sounds, etc, means the assembly is banging on the case from the inside - you can indeed live with the noise, your compressor will function normally, probably for months, or even years - it can also keep wearing out and one day the noise might get very loud (like a very high humming noise) - There is NOTHING that can be fixed, you either pay $400+ to change the compressor or buy a new refrigerator - If you DO replace a compressor usually the replacement will be noisier - Keep a thermostat inside your refrigerator at all time to make sure your compressor is still keeping your refrigerator and freezer cool.

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Check the compressor to see if it is running. Is it too hot to touch. If so make sure the condensor has proper air circulation to cool it. If the compressor is cool to touch and running. There is a leak in the refrigerant sealed system.The compressor isn`t doing any work because there isn`t any refrigerant in it, therefore will not creat much heat. A humming and clicking sound is typical of an overheated or damaged compressor. If the compressor isn`t running and connot start. It could be a bad start relay on the side of the compressor or a bad compressor. If you can remove the start relay, shake it and listen for a rattle sound. If it rattles, it is bad.If not. then it is time consider the cost of a repairman verses the value of the appliance. Check the cost of repair to the sealed system or maybe even replacing the compressor.I hope I have been of some help to you.

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RE- WHIRLPOOL NO FROST REFRIGERATOR NOT WORKINK NEEDS SOME HELP


whirlpool has a problem with the relayoverload thats plugged into the compressor. unplug the frig for about 5 min. then, while standing behind it plug it back in and listen. if you here a hum then a click, then you need to replace the relay overload. remove the back panel. the relay overload it plugged in on the left side of the compressor. very easy to replace

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