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Turnd off and on constantly

I just bought my kenmore fridge in february. In the last few days it has been acting up. It will turn on for a minute thaan turn off for a few minutes than back on for a minute. It does this all day

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Your relay on the compressor is bad. It is called a PTC relay they are known to go out.

First be sure to unplug frig. Remove the cardboard cover that covers most backs of the units. Remove the plastic cover that is on the side of compressor. It is held on with a metal clip. Now you should be able to see the relay pry the relay straight off. note the wiring and position of relay. Only three prongs on compressor. Go to a parts house for appliance's and with your make and model number should be able to get a new one. Let me know if you need any more help. ken

Posted on May 25, 2009

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