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Fridge made a burning smell, and now makes a Tick, Fan runs on...

My fridge needs work...
Today I smelled burning electronics. It was coming from my KitchenAid side-by-side (Black w/Textured surface) whose model I don't know.
Now I hear an occasional "Tick" which sounds like it is coming from the back...
I think a fan runs constantly.
Not sure if the cooling continues, but over time I will be able to make that determination...
Any ideas?
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Sounds like the start relay has become bad/defective and it should be unplugged until we can have a look at it closer to see if possibly something other than the start relay is the reason for causing this failure. Depending on your model number a defective defrost control board or fan could start this cycle of damage to the compressor start relay and compressor if not unplugged until repaired. Please see if you can find the model number and I will be able to tell you more about the cause and assist you in the repair, Thanks, Sea Breeze

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