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We have a 3-month old Whirlpool Gold side-by-side refrigerator. The power is on, but the compressor doesn't seem to be on or cycling. It there a reset switch or another way to get the compressor to run?

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The compressor start relay may be loose.If the compressor fan motor is running, listen for a clicking sound at the compressor electrical terminal. Press on the relay for a better contact. If the compressor fan is not running and the compressor is not hot,you have a defective control thermostat.

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