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Compressor buzzes loud & frig does not get cold

You recommended the following for my problem. "That can also mean that the starter is broken.which will be a cheaper fix than a new compressor.Also the capacitor can be broken and that will give the same results.
Please click HERE for drawing and parts( #30 is starter #55 capacitor)"
I purchased the parts and just received today. I installed and problem continues. The buzzing goes on for about 10 seconds and then goes off for a few minutes. This continues until I pull the plug. The frig just has warm air flowing into it while plugged in.

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Ok one thing to check before you start purchasing a new compressor which at this point sounds like the problem.It might be that the hot tube has sprung a leak or the heat exchanger. Problem with on-line advice is that i can not see and put my hands on it.You have to check if you still have pressure on the system. If you do not have any pressure the compressor will run dry heat up and stop as the thermal resistance gets too big. I think there is a repair kit for the heat exchanger and or the hot tube.
1-800-374-4432.1 is the number for frigidaire service techs. They should be able to confirm this.
double check with them and than pls come back to me

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