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Hi, I bought a side by side Whirlpool, 25RW D4 PT, It is an European model, and since, the compressor work a lot and it makes a lot of noise. When it starts working we hear a strange noise for 5-10 second and after the noise is only a loud noise. The temperature of freezer and refrigerator is normal. I don't know is the loud noise is normal for this product and also why the compressor work a lot? Thank you in advance

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This is a compressor problem, and chances are there for this to worsen if not attended promptly.

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Sounds like the start relay or start capacitor has failed.

Unplug the unit until you can get a replacement or the compressor will be ruined (if it's not already.).

PTC start relay is P/N 218721108 $36.49
Capacitor is P/N 218909901 $7.99

P/N and pricing from Sears Parts.

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Your PTC relay is bad and needs to be replaced. It is on the side of the compressor that connects the wires to it. Cost is about 50 maytag price or you could go with a 3 in 1 cost about 15. If you need any help get back with me and can walk you though it. Ken

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