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Won't cool down, pop sound on Compressor, is very hot not runing

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Rick that don't sound good. If you know how to test the compressor and have a OHM meter we need test. See if fan is running under refrigerator and Click here=> HOW TO CHECK FOR A BURNED OUT COMPRESSOR do that first and then we move to what else may be the problem watch the movies on that page. That pop sound like shortig of start relay or something related to compressor. Please rate my solution after I have helped you resolve the problem and communicate with me. I am offering my help to you free. If need you may contact me here on Fixya or my Forum=> Appliance 911 My contact information is located above the Fixya Ad on my blog here=> Sea Breeze Appliance Parts and Technical Services,
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    John Tripp Mar 06, 2011

    Hey Rick did you find your answer? If I was wrong please tell me what that pop was. Pops and hot compressors are and indication of a short circuit. I believe because maybe you did not undedrstand you gave me a low rate. I am very good with refrigeration and HVAC products and a 30 year veteran of knowing what is most likely going on, You should have contacted me before giving me a poor rate, your mistake I could have helped you and saved you money, Sea Breeze



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