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Refrigerator My refrigerator's temp is not constant. The compressor does not go on and off properly. When I turn the control to off and then on again it workd fine for a while but then stops and frig gets warm. Makes ice and all works well for a while, then stops. I'm thinking iot is either the thermostat or the relay switch on the compressor. Any thopughts? Tom

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Is the fan running at the compresor, if not replace it if it is then the compressor is the issue

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