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Admiral Refrigerator/Side by Side

I have a 26 cubic inch refrig/freezer that is just under 3 years old. The problem is that it starts to make a loud humming sound, will not shut off, and then begins to thaw out. If I unplug it for 4 to 6 hours and plug it back in it works fine for 2 to 3 days and then repeats the same process. Can anyone help?

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  • twtx Jun 28, 2008

    i have the same problem it keeps defrosting then works fine after being switched off and on,then it makes a humming sound and then a clicking sound and goes quiet.i have had an engineer round witch cost me £150 and replaced the defrost element and now it is still not working! he now thinks its the compressor and it will cost around £500! help please

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Compressor or sealed system issue compressor is failing or a problem in the sealed syetem is putting a back pressure onto the comperssor causing the compressor to eventualy kick of on the internal overload in the compressor, cools down as you unplug the unit allowing the compressor to cool down resets the internal overload runs and repeats the process

have the unit checed by a quilified tech in ref sealed system repair

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