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My Frigidaire just this morning me and my husband begin to hear a humming noise and everything inthe freezer begin to deforst, but the fridge itself is still running. Could this still be the compressor and can my husband replace it.

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  • sdthorne Nov 25, 2007

    Where can you find this part and is it spelled compacitor or compasitor? Are there guidelines on a website for my husband to put a new one in?

  • sdthorne Nov 26, 2007

    now my fridge part is not cold. Is it still the same thing what is wrong or my compressor went out?

  • sdthorne Nov 26, 2007

    now my fridge part is not cold. Is it still the same thing what is wrong or my compressor went out?

  • sdthorne Nov 26, 2007

    Do we need to unplugged the fridge until the part comes? I ordered it and it will not be here until Tuesday. No one had the part locally. What panel on the back do we need to remove, the lower panel at the bottom rear or the entire panel. I have a side by side Frigidaire that I bought in 2003. A appliance repairer told me to call Frigidaire and tell them about the parts going out and they supposed to repair it if the fridge is out 5 years old becasue they are on a lawsuit about their parts. Thanks very much for your help.

  • sdthorne Nov 26, 2007

    You are great!!!

  • sdthorne Nov 26, 2007

    Thanks

  • sdthorne Nov 29, 2007

    We replace the compacitor and when we turn the fridge on the noise came back on. is this normal or do we have another problem on our hands. How do you know when the compressor is out?

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Posted on Jan 13, 2008

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There is a relay/overload/compasitor that plugs into the compressor. when this part goes bad the compressor will hum then click. its a pretty common problem with frigidaire but very easy to replace

Posted on Nov 25, 2007

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  • chris hooper Nov 25, 2007

    you can get it at any appliance parts store if you have one locally. just take your model number with you so you get the right one. ask for a relay overload and they will give you the right parts. to replace, pull out the frig and on the back at the bottom youll see a removable cover. take that off. the large black round part is the compressor. on the left side of the compressor is a plastic cover. remove plastic cover and the relay overload is under that with 2 wire conections. its self explanatory from that point. ( sometimes theres no cover over the relay overload youll just see the part with 2 wires)

  • chris hooper Nov 26, 2007

    yes. when the compressor cant run nothing can cool.

  • chris hooper Nov 26, 2007

    replace the relay overload and it will start running again. i fix this problem to or 3 times a week. like i said its very common

  • chris hooper Nov 26, 2007

    the panel on the back at the bottom. yes unpug it until you get the new part on

  • chris hooper Nov 29, 2007

    if you replaced everything it should be running. if it still hums and then clicks then the compressor is shorted to ground. if your frig was bought before 11/1/2006 and is less than 5 years old the compressor itself is still under warranty. labor wont be but the part is. there should be a 1800# in your owners manual for warranty service. if its just humming but not clicking off just give a few hours to cool down

  • chris hooper Nov 29, 2007

    you said you replaced the compasitor but did you replace the relay overload? you needed that too. i mentioned it in one of my previous posts

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