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Fan running compressor not kicking on. canister feels really hot.

Canister feels really hot. no water in the tray under the fridge. cooling fan running compressor not.

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Check that both wires to compressor are connected, trace them back to solinoid, , if the compressor isnot humming u only have 1 leg of power or it is bad

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My name is Peter. I am a retired field service refrigeration technician.

The model number provided does not register. Your model number is located on the inside wall of your fresh food section.

Your freezer is your only source of cooling. It will meet its setting before meeting the refrigerator temperature.

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I do not think this is your total problem.

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