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My fridge light is on but the compressor/condensor isn't running. Would the theromstat need replacing or would the compressor be the problem. Thanks.

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  • jeremyastewa Jun 17, 2009

    Thanks Shafky,



    The power outlet is 240volt which i checked with a multimetre.



    The compressor does not start even when the thermostat is at the coldest level. I think the thermostat might need replacing.



    We had the Fridge running for 3-4 hours last night when the power went out to the house. I checked the circuit breaker and reset it, the fridge did not turn back on, I turned the fridge of at the outlet and the power hasn't gone out again.



    Do i try and fix the fridge or buy a new one?



    Thanks

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1st of all sure that ur voltage is enough to run the refergerator (220V or 110V) then UP the Thermostate Volume (i mean raise it to last point it have) and then On the refergirator, after 1 min touch the refergerator body to check that the compressor is running or not (Vibrating), if the Prob presists, contact your local Electrician to verify your voltage, its not a compressor problum u have (i mean not so bigger problum).
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