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Clicking sound in back of frig, isnt cooling

Clicking sound in back can see the fan in the freezer turning. After a long time of clicking sometimes it will kick on. I have lost a lot of food waiting for it too start up, it isnt cooling like its suppose too

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The clicking is related to a relay next to the compressor. Something is not allowing the compressor to run, perhaps an overload, broken motor, relay failure, etc.

It's a good idea to get ice to save the food, don't wait more than 4 hours to see if the fridge will cool by itself. Avoid food poisoning.

As the symptoms are too broad to determine exactly what is wrong, the first thing to do is to replace the relay. If the problem continues, you may need to contact a technician.

Good luck!

Posted on Nov 16, 2009

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