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Compressor will not come on.

Maytag, freezer under fridge model, interior light works, water outlet works, fan in the fridge functions but no cool temperature in both the fridge and freezer. The compressor is not functioning.
Approx. 5 yr old unit, what is the likely problem, wondering if these particular fridges had a weak point that I should check first.

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