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Plug it in, it starts, compressor runs for 10 min. The entire time beeping every 30 seconds. It then quits and refrigerator door side light will not come on when you open the door, but continues to beep Circuit board on top has been replaced.

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Many times a freezer and/or refrigerator do not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also 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...

Refrigerator Condenser Coil Cleaning Refrigerator Repair

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Refrigerator Compressor Start Capacitor and Start Relay


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3. If you hear clicking sounds, try putting a fan on compressor and unplug refrigerator.
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http://www.europart.co.uk/s.nl/sc.2/category.690082/.f You will have to match your relay to the image.

I would recommend using the phone locally to purchase the relay AFTER performing the following.
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A locked compressor rotor/armature will also cause the compressor not to start. A locked rotor requires compressor replacement. (Fingers crossed lets hope that the rotor is not locked!)

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