Question about Whirlpool 25.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator with In-Door-Ice Dispensing System

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My whirlpool fridge stopped cooling and a tech came to fix it and told me he installed a booster with no warranty because it's a fix that could last either 1 day or 1 year. Is he right? Should I start looking for another fridge?

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  • carolquin200 Jul 12, 2010

    He said it was a booster for the compressor which was not working properly. He said that it would be a temporary solution and that the next time it happened just throw it out and buy a new one!
    I really don't know if it was a trainee or what, he works for an appliance company that was recommended to me.
    I guess I'm just trying to find out how long this might last, or how long I have to save up for a new one!
    Thank you.

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Hmmmmm? i dont like the sound of this at all,,,,,what kind of engineer was he then? the trainee or what?,,,what's a booster???
if the fridge stoped cooling its down to two things,,,the thermostat packed up or the compressor is at fault,,it may need a re-gas however if its the compressor playing up its likely to be a better bet to just buy a new unit,,compressors are not cheep thing to put in and to re-gas if its the thermostat thats a much cheeper part to buy, but just how much will this "engineer???" charge you to put one in? thats if he know's how to?,,,i gess if i were you i would be saving me money up now! and do yourself a faver ,,next time dont use this guy,,he sounds a bit to "ifiy" for me!

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    Michael Thorpe Jul 13, 2010

    hi its mike756 again

    i dont know were in the world you are but in the UK any work done must have a warranty on it,,,even a botch up job!!! i would get hold of this compeny and find out just what he has done to this freezer to try to keep it going,,if you payed out good money on a patch up job thats not on, you need to know what hes done here,,for a start, is it a danger to you?,,could it catch fire? i gess i would start now to save my money up,,it could be tomorow you need to spend it!

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