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11 years old. Just stop cooling both freezer and

11 years old Whirlpool. Just stop cooling freezer and fridge part. I can hear something running but it is not cooling. Is it worth a service call or should I just buy a new one given its age?

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I would pay a service call . It sounds like the overload/relay is bad . This is the piece which plugs onto the side of the compressor , with 2 or 3 wires . Not very expensive to replace .

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Hello mam
the compressor of your refrigerator is out of service and should be recharged by the refrigrant so to do this work please call the engineer and check the work to be perfect and if he dont do it you should buy a new one.

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