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Fridge / Freezer no longer cooling FR26R4A

Thanks again, Mike.
Doesn't it sound too new to need a new compressor? Sure, there's always the "unusual" situation where the answer is "yes", but nevertheless it DOES need a new compressor.....is that the case in this case? CAN it need a new compressor? If so, how much are they?
We do NOT hear the compressor kicking on....as you mentioned. it MAY be the switch.....but then again......it may not. Right?

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  • Anonymous Jun 30, 2008

    the freezer stopped working ,kept getting a clicking sound then would shut off,the noise was comming from the compressor so i unplugged it for the night i have just plugged it back on and it started up fine,would that suggest the switch or the compressor ? The compressor was hot to touch when it was clicking in and out.



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  • usually if the compressor is bad then you will hear the start switch clicking on and off trying to start the compressor. 
  • or when they do run they get very hot and turn off.
  • compressors are $120-230 retail, just for the part.
  •  i would try a new start switch, they are cheap and easy to change.

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    Mike Durland Jul 05, 2008

    if the compressor is hot to the touch and clicking in and out, then you know its bad.

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