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I replaced the relay switch on my Amana fridge. I can hear it click but the compressor is not engaging. What do you think?

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Good day,
If you replaced the compressor start relay then if the compressor refuses to start, then it is an internal problem with the compressor.

If the start components that mount to the compressor body also include a capacitor, it could have failed as well.

If your machine does not include a capacitor, you can try what is called a 3 in 1 which is what is called a hard start kit,
But is an iffy path to follow, and may either not work at all, or for only a short time.
P.S. If the machine is under 5 years of age. Leave it alone and call your selling dealer for a warranty repair. The compressor has a 5 year warranty on it.

Posted on Nov 15, 2009

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