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Repairman1981
Repairman1981, Home Appliance Technician
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Experience:  10 years Repairing Appliances, Factory Trained in Several Major Brands Self employed owner at All Better Appliance
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Our power was out for 3 days and it came back on about 14 hours

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Our power was out for 3 days and it came back on about 14 hours ago but our refrigerator is not getting cold. there is air blowing and the lights are on but the temperature is not changing.

Repairman1981 :

You need to first unplug 5+ mins

Repairman1981 :

Then if that doesn't work you need to replace your compressor electricals

Repairman1981 :

The fan running means power is getting to the compressor

Repairman1981 :

The not cooling means it's not running. Power outages and such like that will cause this sometimes

Repairman1981 :

Power off should fix if not the start relay is shot on your compressor

Customer:

Tried turning it off for ten minutes but it didn't help. The fan still runs but not the compressor. Is the start relay easy to replace and please send the part number?

Repairman1981 :

yes it is. Just a min

Repairman1981 :

Lemme look it upo

Repairman1981 : (NNN) NNN-NNNNis the part number it's about 50 bucks, it comes with instructions (kinda universal works on lots of them) You can order from Marcone by calling at 1-888-464-2853 or through Repairclinic.com whichever is easier for you. Both appear to have it in stock.
Customer:

Thanks very much for your help.

Repairman1981 :

No problem, lemme know if you need anything else or have trouble installing. I'm sure you won't about 8 screws and a flat head are all you need

Repairman1981 :

VERY VERY easy

Repairman1981 :

Less than 10 mins and the instructions have pictures

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