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Frig and Freezer not working.

Last night my both sides where not staying cold. I could hear a fan running but no compressor sounds. I removed all the contents and shut the frig off for the night with the doors open. When i restarted it today around 6:00am i heard both the fan and compressor on. By 11:00am it was back to just the fans and the inside temp in the freezer never went lower then 45.

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Beware I bought a Frigidaire side by side in 2006 and the compressor went out in March 2008, the warranty was out in Jan, and the repair man came out and said it was a 2004 model, you might have the same one as I had, they know the compressors are bad in the frig's and you only pay,$160.something if I remember. It sounds just like the problem I had, good luck!

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