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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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  • Jackl Nov 05, 2007

    I have the exact same problem with mine. Initially it would shut itself off for a while, the contents would start to warm up and then it would return to normal. Over the weekend it stopped cooling and simply hums and shuts off. The unit is 6 years old. Is this too costly to repair and am I better off getting a new one?

  • emmittzone Nov 24, 2007

    The refrigerator light is flickering and the unit is making a humming sound.

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    fridge which was just cooling/freezing functioning properly just stopped .this happened when someone tried to push it from where it was placed.I do suspect the compressor to be faulty as there is anything functioning now.



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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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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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