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my frig is not getting cold .i need to no what is common paryt

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my frig is not getting cold .i need to no what is common paryt to change to get compresser to kick in.i found part no.241508001 and it looks like it controls everything the frig is only a 2006
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 3 years ago.

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do you hear any clicking or buzzing comming from the compressor relay? about every two to three minutes? pull the refrigerator away from the wall and listen.

Customer: replied 3 years ago.
no clicking or buzzing
Expert:  Bryan replied 3 years ago.
do you have a volt meter?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
yes
Expert:  Bryan replied 3 years ago.
ok, on the side of the compressor you will see the relay, it will look like this, take your meter and check for voltage to this. you should get 120 volts. if so you need to replace it, let me know . thanks Bryan
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
i unpluged it and it has 120 voltzs pluged back in and commpressor came on should i wait to see if it gets cold
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
i unpluged it and it has 120 voltzs pluged back in and commpressor came on should i wait to see if it gets cold what next
Expert:  Bryan replied 3 years ago.
you can but I think you will need the relay, these get hot and cant start the compressor, this is only $22.60 @ http://www.repairclinic.com/PartDetail/Start-Device/1191539?modelNumber=FRS6LR5EM8 i would let it run and see if it gets cold, just keep checking the compressor and make sure it stays running, these relays go all the time, also make sure the fan next to the compressor is running, thanks Bryan
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