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my refrigerator suddenly stop cooling all the fans run normal. It makes a click Noyce.

Posted on Jun 22, 2008

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My fridge and freezer just stopped cooling all of a sudden. I hear the compressor running and every couple of min there is a clicking noise. Is there a reset switch or something that I can do to start it working again? The lights are working but the freezer and fridge are room temp.

Posted on Sep 21, 2008

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SOURCE: GE frost-free refrigerator

well you need to know when it was manufacture if it lands under the 5 years seal system warranty then it can be fix for free. on the other hand be sure that compressor is running because if it is not it could be a relay and that is a cheap fix

Posted on Oct 17, 2008

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SOURCE: Does not cool. Compressor is running, fans are

Hi, Look in the freezer section and see if there is frost building up on the rear inside panel. If the is frost, on of three parts are bad in the automatic defrost.
If there is no frost, the compressor might be weak and not pumping the coolant as strong as it should.
Remove the rear inside panel in the freezer sevtion and see if the evaporator is frosting at all.
Please let me know what you find so I can assist you further with this issue.

Vic

Posted on Jun 27, 2009

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clicking sound is motor protector cuting out compressor drawing to much current replace compressor.

Posted on Oct 21, 2009

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Sounds like you may have a leak... can you tell if the compressor (black can in the back, bottom) is running also or not...if compressor is running and not cooling you may as well junk it....if the compressor is not running it maybe something more simple to fix...


If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing then check out the last two tips.

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Turn it off completely and let is cool over night and then plug it back in and see if the fan runs and if the compressor runs...

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Need info for a kenmore side by side refrigerator model#59652673202 it it not cooling nor freeszing ; the light works and the fan works but not cooling any side please help me


Good day,
With that amount of info it would be hard to try to pinpoint it. Here's a list of items that can cause a refrigerator to not cool.

Items that will cause a refrigerator not to cool.....
1. Defective thermostat
2. Defective freezer fan motor
3. Defective defrost timer
4. Defective defrost thermostat
5. Defective defrost main heater.
6. Defective condenser fan motor
6. Defective compressor overload protector
7. Defective compressor start relay
8. Defective compressor start/run capacitor (some models only)
9. Defective compressor
10. Restriction in refrigeration sealed system
11. Loss of refrigerant (leak)
12. Excessively dirty condenser
13. Broken wires, bad wire harness connectors, ect.
14. Defective fan motor switch (some models only)

As you can see it could be one of many,many items. If your handy with a meter you might want to start at the bottom back of the machine where the compressor is located.
Sounds as if it is not running, or running without refrigerant in the system.
Also, if it has a cooling fan motor in that area, make sure it runs, since all fan motors are wired to run at the same time.

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