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Westinghouse Refrigerator will not get cold. The temp setting now show 70 on both compartment. When temp is lower nothing happens. Can not hear the compressor turn on. The cooling fan does come on. All the lights and control panel light are on. Tried turning on and off the frig but to no avail.

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  • kruser77 May 29, 2011

    Unfortunately, there is no compressor relay on this frig. I have looked into all three electrical circuit board and controls units but they all looked just fine. There is no idication of any burn or short. Can you provide me with other possibilties.

  • kruser77 Jun 01, 2011

    Can the compressor relay your referring to may also be called invertor box?

  • kruser77 Jun 02, 2011

    I believe I have given all necessary information on this matter including the model number. How is it possible your diagnosis is based on without model numbers?

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Remove any dust and cobwebs from the lower section. Feel the compressor. If it is hot to the touch or cold then something is going on with the relay on it. The fact the compressor is coming on as far as you know means the cold control is working and the unit is not in defrost mode. Their should be a fan going inside the ice box to circulate the cold air and if it is not going then ice will build on the coils and you won't have cooling or very little if at all. It might be out of gas but if it was it would have been going out slowly and not all at once. I say you need to take a look at that compressor relay:
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  • Dan Webster
    Dan Webster Jun 01, 2011

    Post your model number

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