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Whirl pool side by side refrigerator problem

The side by side refrigerator failed to cool.


Found that the refrigerator side by side would turn on, fan etc.  Then the compressor hum would begin followed by a click(sounds like a contact click) which would stop the compressor start operation.  The compressor start up buz would begin until a click would stop the function. 


The problem is getting progressively worse - 


Now when I plug the refrigerator in  there is light but - no motor hum or fan function.


"What is going on!"  My unit is only three years old! 

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Re: whirl pool side by side refrigerator problem

Actually its more likely a faulty compressor.  the components are doing what its designed for and interrupting the compressor because its tight.

Posted on Oct 24, 2007

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Re: whirl pool side by side refrigerator problem

It looks like the Capacitor Start Relay is failing.  It is located either on the starter Relay or mounted on the side of the compressor compartment.  It sould have two wires on it, one orange and the other probably white.

Posted on Oct 22, 2007

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