Freezer is above refrigerator. Thermostat sits on the roof of the refrigerator towards the front in the middle. I unplugged the fridge 5 minutes ago, and plugged it back in, and it started up again. I did this before to try to stop the "clicking" noise in the temp box -- which it did help for a while, then the fridge shut completely off tonight --.. Not sure where to go from here.
Understood. There is only one part on the whole refrigerator that can fail that way and that is the compressor relay. It is attached right to the compressor. You take a look and if you feel I have made a mistake let me know. I am not ashamed to admit i made a mistake. We all do. I put the instruction just below and I think I am correct. I believe you need to replace the overload and relay set on the side of the compressor The compressor should be operating if the fans are. I have arrowed it below in the diagram. The part mounts on the side of the compressor and is held on by a retainer clip and cover.
To replace that part UNPLUG THE UNIT. Remove the retainer clip and cover and pull the part straight off. Have the new part in hand and remove the wires one at a time and place that wire on the new part one at a time so the wires do not get mixed up.If you have questions about my answer please click the "Reply To Link" I will be happy to explain anything that is not clear. Please do not forget to leave a rating. If you have a problem leaving a rating please let me know.Thanks,Barry
I will try this after I have received the part. I will order it tonight. I hope you're right! =) However, if I have any further questions regarding this same issue AFTER I put in the new part, in case this isn't the problem; may I contact you under this same charge or will I need to pay again?
No you will never pay again for this problem. You will always be able to contact me here. Save this page to your favorites/bookmarks and when you post I will see it. Let me know how it goes, I want to know.Barry
I will. Thank you! I will let you know how it goes!