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Refridgerator no longer colling but fans are working

Power surge back to back happened twice now refridgerator not cooling at all any suggestions

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Re: refridgerator no longer colling but fans are working

It impossible to tell via the internet without detailed descriptions of what you have tested, checked etc...However it sounds like maybe the compressor relay has failed if you are lucky, they are only around $50. If the compressor failed, then time for a new one probably if its more than 5 years old or if its a 2006 or newer.

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