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Kenmore refrigerator # 596.56462301

Makes clicking noise about every 4 min and freezer does not freeze

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  • Brknfridge Mar 13, 2008

    Is there a way to test the relay and replace only it, if it is te culprit? Or do you have to replace the whole compressor (I have an old Kenmore 55261, at least 10 yrs old)....?

    When does it become uneconomical to repair and just buy a new one?

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Hi there the clicking noise you can hear is the ptc on the compressor cutting the comp off due to overheating unfortunately this means a new compressor a sometimes uneconomical repair depending on age of unit.

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