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Hotpoint fridge clicks before starting

GSS25JFMC - the fridge goes into clicking mode... for hours (5, 6?) not able to turn on (sounds like a relay switch). Then it suddenly turns on and works for hours (10?) then again unable to turn on.. then again fine. I looked in the back, the board seems ok. the fan works. I cleaned the coils.

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You have a possible compressor relay going bad or something like low house power could cause that. Also the mother board could be going bad without seeing any problem. Electronic boards sometimes go bad without being able to actually see it. The compressor part of the board will sometimes burn a spot on the mother board but can only be see on the back solder side.

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It's a good idea to get ice to save the food, don't wait more than 4 hours to see if the fridge will cool by itself. Avoid food poisoning.

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