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Fridge stopped working after a power outage. When the power came back on everything seemed to work fine but the compressor is not running. If we unplug it and plug it back in the compressor works for about a minute and then stops working. I think we had a power surge.

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You may be correct. Remove the back cover by taking out the screws (cover will have to go back on) and see if the complressor is really hot. Allow the compressor to cool down and then plug the unit in. If you hear a click after about 30 seconds; you may have damaged the compressor relay and it will have to be replaced with the overload located on the side of the compressor.

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Hi,
Yup, I think you are right...

.there are many other things that can go wrong. If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing then check out the last two tips.

If your refrigerator is running but warm, then…

Check out this tip that I wrote about that... it is a great place to start trouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then calling a repair person to do a simple thing for you...

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