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The compressor does not work well and the bottom part emits heat

I have got a Frigidaire Refrigerator Model FPD516TE. It has been working for four years now. It has not worked well for more than a month. The top freezer started the problem with not freezing very well. Then it moved to the bottom part. The electrical current where I live is not very stable and the compressor sends recurrent sounds when plugged like trrr trrr trrr trrr etc. I put the fridge on a stabilizer for a week to solve the electrical current problem after unplugging it for a whole week. However, the bottom part stopped working well only after three days and when opening the door it transmits heat from inside while the top freezer worked well. Now the whole fridge is unplugged and I do not know what to do.

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Open door to the freezer and look in the back of the freezer and see if there is ice or frost building up,if so you have a defrost problem.it could be a bad timer or bad defrost heater or bad thermal switch.you nead a continueaty meater to check them out or call for a service call.

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