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I have a kenmore 25352642303 the frig is no longer cooling or freezing like it should.It will start and run for a couple of seconds then quit.Could the starter switch be bad on the compressor

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Possibly. But if it was completely bad the compressor would'nt do a thing. If you have a hard start cap. for a small appliance try that it's cheaper than replacing the switch just to find out your compressor is low on charge or bad all together. With a low charge the compressor will heat up and trip a thermal limiter. I believe your fridge is a sealed unit meaning a freon recharge is not really an option. If a hard start works, thenI would replace the switch.

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