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Fridge stopped working suddenly

Yesterday my fridge simply stopped working.  I don't know if this could be related, but we lost power the night before.  It runs as if it is fine, but it no longer cools either the fridge or the freezer.  Every 3 minutes or so, it kicks on and there is this slight buzzing noise that lasts about 5 seconds and then clicks off.

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Re: Fridge stopped working suddenly

Sounds like the relay (start device) on the compressor has failed.  This is a very common problem especially for models that are 3-5 yrs old.  I would replace that first.

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