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Hotpoint sxs compressor stays running.

Compressor runs constantly. The sound cycles, hi the low then high then low. Both fridge and freezer are working well.

I can turn the freezer off and the compressor stops. Turn it to any setting and it comes right back on.

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  • weinmb Jan 28, 2008

    I have the same issue. Mine does this intermittently, however. When it happens I unplug the refridgerator and plug it back in, takes one or two tries, but then the compressor runs normally.

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Fasnipe, it sounds like you are starting to lose the gas in the unit. Fairly soon, you'll see that the unit will fail to keep things cold. If it is less than 5 years old, you may have a warranty. If more, I suggest you get in a technician when the problem begins to impact the ability to keep food. You cannot fix this yourself.

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