magic chef refrigerator help

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Old 01-26-08, 01:32 PM
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magic chef refrigerator help

magic chef refrigerator, model CTB2125GRW

fridge appears to work, freezer the fan blow but does not get cold. what should I look for and what can it be ??

fan thru the coils seems to run constantly. I can hear a click like the pump is trying to start, stays for about 15 seconds then clicks off again. Little white box on side of compressor is what clicks. compressor is warm not hot.
compressor dont appear to start ?
 

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Old 01-26-08, 02:59 PM
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Hi t:

It sounds like you either have a malfunctioning compressor relay, a bad compressor or maybe a freon leak which has caused the compressor to malfunction. Replacing the relay is an easy DIY fix and not too expensive. I found an overload and relay kit for about $32 + shipping. Replacing the relay would probably be cheaper than a service call to have the box looked at.

Check this link for parts diagrams and a wiring diagram:

http://www.appliancepartspros.com/pa...model_id=48740

Let us know how you make out. Thanks.
 
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Old 01-29-08, 01:59 PM
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compressor

is there a way I can direct test the compressor ??
 
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