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A few days before we discovered that the fridge wasn't working properly, I heard intermittent clicking sounds. The motor at the back and bottom??(not sure exactly where) of the fridge sounded like it was running, but there was no cooling going on in the fridge. I cleaned the coils at the back of the fridge and removed a couple of items that had fallen between the coils and the back of the fridge. The oil cooler was quite warm to touch.

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IF YOU HEARD THE UNIT CLICKING FROM THE BACK AND THEN A FEW MINUTES LATER DO IT AGAIN MOST likely you have a bad start relay on the compressor and the overload device on the compressor is kicking out... whirlpool is known for this particullary problem and it normally is a easy fix... go to www. repairclinic.com or apdepot.com and you should be able to enter you model number on one of those sites and your looking for the compressor relay ....
to varify it is bad and prior to buyiong pull it off should be 2 maybe three wires in some cases and shake it...if the relay rattles like something broke thats your problem.... also unplug the unit the more it trys to start with the bad relay you could eventually damage the compressor if it has not already..... good luck

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