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Nasty smelly smoke coming out of....?

Nasty smelly smoke coming out of the electrical components next to the compressor, where the red and white electrical cords connect. That is the general area. I unplugged the power cord, and looked around, without unplugging any of the components that the red and white cords go into, for fear that the capacitor (or something else?) might shock the s**t ot of me. What are the parts that the red and white plug into? WHat would make them emit this foul smoke? Is it an easy fix for someone that generally knows how to work on things(autos, computers?)

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Hi, The realy has burned up on this. Check with the company and see if this is under a recall. I believe Amana and whirlpool pruducts have a recall.


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