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Frigidare side by side

The refrigerator compressor starts whinning and the refrigerator will stop cooling on both sides, then a week or so later it is back to normal for 3 or 4 months. I replaced the relay switch, that didn't work. The fan is running..?? The compressor keeps coming on occassionally and whinning, but not cooling. Almost like it is stuck in defrost mode.

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  • jh1523 Apr 30, 2008

    Our fridge (frs23h5asb6) has stopped working even though it is only a few years old.  The repairmen say it is the compressor and the problem is common in the fridgidaires and this model.  Cost to repair is too much to justify.  Do others have this problem?  is there any recourse with the company when the appliance is under ten-years-old.  Is this a diabolical way to condition us to purchase a service contract on future purchases?

  • rpank123 Aug 27, 2008

    Fridge side is working fine. Freezer went out. Turned too 5 on temp. dial fan came on but nothing else happening.

  • tomila25 Sep 08, 2008

    frigidaire side by side fr526hf7bw1 stops cooling and makes a buzzing sound about every 3min., did it about a month ago then started working, now it is doing it again

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You have a bad compressor

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