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Amana Refrigerator I have an Amana - DRS2662AW Refrigerator, and I noticed that it isn't cooling anymore. When I turn the cooling controls off then back on it sounds like it wants to come on, but then clicks off. What could be the problem and is this a DIY?

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    This is the 3rd time my compressor has gone out!!! I'll neve buy another Amana again!!

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It sounds like a bad:

  • start switch (on the side of the compressor) or
  • compressor itself
the start switch clicks  off usually when the compressor is pulling too many amps or the compressor is overheating. if the compressor is not even running then its probably not overheating.
  • so either the compressor is pulling too many amps (bad compressor) or the start switch is bad and cannot handle the amps required to start the compressor.

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