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There is a humming sound and then click (relay giving up) it does this about 5 or 6 times and then the compressor starts and runs normally. Could the start capacitor be weak? Doug

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Yes it could be, I would check the start capacitor with a Volt meter. Or if you can take it off and have a service center check it for you. Unplug the refrigerator first before you do that. Also the compressor could be going out makeing it harder to start. And if that is the case you could ask the service center if they have a hard start kit for your unit if the start capacitor is OK. Hope this helps.

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