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Whirlpool Side by Side Refrigerator is turning on and off not getting cold at all. Freezer section barely cool and the vents during the times its on barely puts out air

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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.

Posted on Jul 18, 2008

  • Mike Durland
    Mike Durland Jul 18, 2008

    if you already checked this and think
    it is a different problem then let me know, i will help you figure it out.
     

    Mike  




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