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Look up replacement using your make and model number of fridge

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SOURCE: Tecumseh compressor replacement

sure there is a repacemnt compressor, problem is that youll need a technicinan to replace it for you, its one of the very few jobs that a ahomeowner would not be equipped to relaced on hter own soory

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SOURCE: I think the Tecumseh compressor

Yes, this time I think your compressor is the problem. The buzzing is the compressor trying to start and because it is siezed up or the motor is not starting the windings get hot and the thermal cutout activates cutting off the power till it cools back down again.
Changing the compressor takes specialized equipment to evacuate and save the regfrigerant, change the compressor and then re-evacuate the system and recharge the unit.
Get a firm price for the whole job before you tell them to do the work. It may not be cost effective on some units to change the compressor.
I hope that this has helped you to solve you problem.

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Posted on Nov 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Replaced the compressor in my 1999 Dodge Caravan.

the new compressor was likely shipped pre oiled. it should have had a tag on it saying if it was oiled or not, and how much. if you added more oil, the system has probably been over oiled and hydro locked. recover the refrigerant again, if you are working with an actual automotive a c machine you should be able to draw that extra oz of PAG oil out, then recharge refrigerant. hopefully that will do it! otherwise, you could have a restriction in your system, possible from debris in one of the compressors, in which case you will need to flush the lines out. good luck!

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SOURCE: Amana refrigerator not cooling

Fan motor locked up

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The EPA recommends keeping refrigerators at 37? F and freezers at 3? F, so your freezer temperature is obviously too high. How was it determined that the compressor was the problem rather than some related parts?

When you say, "Replaced compressor...", do you mean you did the work or had a tech do the job? Were any related parts checked/replaced, e.g., start relay?

Some repairs can be made by someone with basic electrical/mechanical skills, e.g., replacing a defrost timer or ADC.
But a refrigerator compressor should be installed by a trained and licensed appliance repair technician. This is NOT a do-it-yourself project.

A compressor replacement and charging requires specialized tools and some expert knowledge. Perhaps you have the appropriate tools, gauges and knowledge.

If a bad compressor was the original problem, and you replaced it with a new compressor (there is a chance you might have purchased a defective unit), and you have checked the related electrical parts, you may not have the correct amount or the correct refrigerant in the system. If you had a leak, the unpleasant smell might be a tell-tell sign. Check: Refrigerator Parts Compressor System Testing

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  • Unplug the refrigerator, wait two hours and plug it in. If you hear it running, a problem is causing the compressor to overheat
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    Generally when the overload starts tripping the compressor is telling you it has failed. There is a relay that plugs into the compressor electrical connections and a start capacitor that is attached to that relay. Its a relatively low cost adventure to replace those 2 components maybe 30 bucks at the supply house. Otherwise if the condenser is clean and the condenser fan is running and the component replacement doesn't help you're going to need to buy a new compressor. Hope this helps and good luck.

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    please make sure first your refrgetors compressor is working if its working and its not making the ice then it can be a low gas '{ free on } problem so pleae contact to your maintenance personnnel for further actuion .

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    Refridgerator no longer colling but fans are working

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    It will rattle slightly, this is normal. The ones that are burned out will sound like they have gravel in them, you can defininely tell something is wrong.
    The problem with diagnosing Kenmore fridges with this problem is that there are different manufacturers. Yours is built by Frigidaire and probably has a Tecumseh compressor. We find more failed compressors with the Tecumsehs than we do with the models that have Embraco compressors. The models with Embraco's generally have more relay failures.

    You should not hear the buzz/hum at startup. You will need to replace the compressor, which will be replaced at no charge to you if it is less than 5 yrs old.
    If it is older than 5 yrs, you can have it replaced, but it will be almost as expensive as a new fridge. You can buy an aftermarket start device called a 3-in-1. This has a start capacitor built in to give it a little more boost on start up. I don't recommend using them unless it is a short term fix until the compressor can be replaced or if it is out of warranty and there is nothing to lose anyway.

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