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Both fans are running but compressor will not run

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Is the compressor hot or cold to the touch? If it is cold, the problem is very likely going to be your main control motherboard, located behind a panel above the compressor. You can test this board by putting an AC voltmeter from the terminal that the blue plug plugs onto, the lead that has the black wire going to it, put a test lead on that terminal, and the other test lead to the white plug next to the blue one, and clip your test lead to the terminal that has the orange wire going to it. If you have zero volts AC, that board is bad, if you do have 120 volts, check that the compressor is still not running. Sometimes in testing, the compressor will kick on, so listen for a new refrigerator humming sound as you are testing.

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