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Whirlpool ff 400 elite, probable pcb fault

I've a whirlpool FF400 Elite fridge, Everytime i switch it on the cooler fan runs for abt 5 secs and the fridge turns off, ive consulted the whirlpool agents in my country, but they did no good, they said that there had been a current overload and that the pcb and the compressor had been burnt, i had to pay 4 the pcb but the compressor was under warranty, Then the fridge worked after, but it had some unusual sounds, and worst of all ice started to form inside the fridge, and the electricity bill tribled after one month of use, i compaired the previous months bills and it was a big difference the units count had doubled, and now the fridge stopped working, but sometimes late night i saw it working, then again in the morning it stops working, all my fod gets spoiled, ive contacted the agents but they refuse to repair the fridge saying that its working fine, The fridge has no time to switch on, it all of a sudden starts working as if a ghost turned it on, please advise

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The agent who repaired it, has an obligation to rectify the issue, sounds like they did a quick fix, out of the ordinary question I know, but does the fridge light come on when opening the door???, if it does not, they did not replace the ECU, sounds like your unit only working once in defost cycle then shuts down on normal cycle.(**** about), get your repairer to rectify the issue or report them. Russ

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Compressor is running 10 menites after 10 to 15 minites compressor start

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