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Clicking sound and warm temps

My fridge and freezer both are warm and when I plug the fridge in I hear an occasional clicking sound. The fan works but nothing gets cold.

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Sounds like the compressor is frozen and won;t turn. a slight chance that it starter relay is bad, you will need to get a repairman to check it out.

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