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Failure all cooling suddenly failed, fan running, compressor hot to the touch, no frost on the coils in the freezer.no prior warnings.5 or 6 years old. help!

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  • laloyd Dec 12, 2007

    got a repairman out this am and you nailed it exactly! relay...

  • gotalemon Dec 14, 2007

    We have had nothing but problems with this refrigerator and it is only
    3 years old. Every year the same thing happens, the freezer and frig
    gets hot and stops working and we have to throw out all the food. I'm
    ready to dump this refrigerator, it was not worth the money.

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Compressor is hot but is it running. one likely thing i would check is the start relay on the compressor.

Posted on Dec 11, 2007

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