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Fridge side by side refrigerator is not cooling and compressor in the back is very hot?

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  • Anonymous Feb 22, 2008

    Compressor turns on and runs for about a minute and then I hear a click and it turns off. It feels warm. Is the thermal switch plugged into the compressor.

  • glasers11 Feb 22, 2008

    I have the same problem, the compressor turns on for about a minute and then you hear a click and it shuts off. Does the thermal switch plug into the compressor or is it the little black thing that sits on the side of it

  • Anonymous Aug 16, 2008

    my refrigerator cools just fine--the compressor stays very hot to the touch --is this a fire hazzard or normal----thank you

  • Ian Fair May 11, 2010

    How old is the frige?
    If new, did it cool initially and then quit?
    If the metal coils are exposed in the back, do they feel warm?
    Is the compressor making more noise than you think a frig should?

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Overload relay is plugged into compressor , nevermind the black box its a run capaictor(rarly goes bad) remve overload relay and shake it, shloudnt make any noise

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