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My Americana refrigerator has completely stopped running. There is power to the unit as the light does come on when I open the door. I'm going to guess that the motor is bad, but I can't be sure. I'm hoping it's a simple fix. Thanks.

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Hi,
Yes, the compressor is not starting...these tips will help you with that...
Try change the start components....potential relay and start capacitor...if that don't work it is the compressor going bad...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4588788-refrigerator_or_freezer_not_cooling_or

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3885294-refrigerator_troubleshooting

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4023749-refrigerator_compressor_start_capacitor

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Asker's Testimonial " Thanks! You helped me to understand the relay and capacitor's purpose,and why a change in either may cause the compressor not to start. "

Posted on Apr 27, 2010

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