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Amana side by side, buzzing, no fan in fridge.

Amana side by side, freezer and water/ice working fine. The fridge is making a loud buzzing for ten seconds and then a click, the fan isn't turning on. The fridge is cool, but not cold....

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That sound is the relay/overload. it is trying to start the compressor. the problem is either that relay or the compressor itself

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