Question about Refrigerators
Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly. I think all you have done is cause what we call a high side thermal overload condition. Unplug the unit for about 20 minutes then plug it back in. What has happened is that the coolant pressure is very high at the moment. The compressor WILL NOT restart with a high coolant pressure. All you will hear is the compressor attempt to start about every 5 minutes give or take 1 minute. Due to the high coolant pressures the compressor rotor is locked by the high pressure and will not rotate. All you need to do is let it stabilize for about 20 minutes and it should work fine again.
If after you unplug it for 20 minutes and restart it the compressor still does not run just respond here and I will help you.
Thanks for choosing FixYa,
Posted on Mar 22, 2011
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Oct 13, 2012 | Kenmore Dishwashers
Jul 02, 2011 | Kenmore Side by Side Refrigerator
Jun 24, 2011 | GE Refrigerators
Apr 06, 2010 | Kenmore 53642 / 53644 Side by Side...
Mar 26, 2009 | Kenmore 51572 / 51574 Side by Side...
Sep 24, 2017 | Refrigerators
73 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!