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Whirpool GS6SHAXLB03 Refrigerator or freezer do not cool.

Both the refrigerator and the freezer stopped working, compressor is hot to the touch, and is making a clicking noise every minute are so.

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You need to refill your freon....

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Whirlpool GS6SHAXLB03 FRIDGE.. Freezer and fridge not getting cold. i can feel air flowing but ..Prior to this, I smelled something burning; like rubber..

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This sounds like it's out of freon. Not just low but out. That clicking noise is a thermal overload shutting down the compressor. If you continue let it just click away it will burn this overload out and the compressor will have to be replaced. If the refrigerator just started doing this suddenly it could be that the compressor is locked up. If it has external capacitors either the start or run capacitor could be bad. If the capacitors are good then you could try a hard start kit to try to unlock the compressor.

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