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I have a kenmore 253.54673304 that is not cooling in freezer

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I have a kenmore 253.54673304 that is not cooling in freezer or fridge sides. It is also making an intermittent humming/buzzing sound then a click. It does this every 3 minutes or so.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Tech Larry replied 7 years ago.
pull the fridge out from wall and tell me if the buzzing is coming from the compressor (large black dome)
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
The compressor is running then stopping. This lasts for 10-15 seconds. I have removed relay and tapped it on floor. It is working. I have the panel in the freezer off and the coils are cool to touch. freezer won't go colder than 60 degrees. the fans are working on the codenser coils and the circulating fan in the freezer is on
Expert:  Appliance Tech Larry replied 7 years ago.
how old is the fridge
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
over 5 years I think like 6 or so
Expert:  Appliance Tech Larry replied 7 years ago.
i was hoping it was less than 5 years old ,,, the compressor has gone out and you will need a cfc/hvac tech like myself to work on it and swap out the compressor and recharge the system ,,,, this will cost between $500 and $700 to do this job ,,, sorry for the back news / larry
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