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The fridge is only 3 yrs old. It doesn't work now. it doesn't make any noise as though it is trying to work. Everything looks brand new, but it doesn't work. there is power to the outlet that it is plugged in to

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  • Anonymous Mar 03, 2008

    two years old, compressor stopped running, and it gets real hot to the touch(the compressor that it)

  • Anonymous Mar 09, 2009

    Same issue. Compressor gets warm but fridge/freezer are not cold.

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Have the same problem with my 3 year old bar fridge. I could hear a clicking sound like it was trying to come on. Unplugged it and bought a new one. I figure the cost to repair a $100 bar fridge may not be worth it. They will charge you to come out and then charge you for the parts. For a little over $100 I bought a new one.
On the new fridge, the freezer gets colder than the fridge part..but luckily for me, it is still under warranty (Manufacturer's). I'll call for a look see-who knows maybe that guy can tell me what's wrong with the other one, too. ;-)

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

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