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I have a sears fridge that isn't cooling. The condenser and

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I have a sears fridge that isn't cooling. The condenser and evaporator fans are running. I have taken the start relay off and checked the windings on the compressor and get 5 ohms and 7ohms. The voltages on the start relay are fine also. The compressor feels pretty hot
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Randy 43 replied 1 year ago.

hello how old is the fridge ? isthere any frost on the rear panel of the freezer section ? if the compressor is running it will be hot ,,if it cant start up it will hum and buzz every few minutes trying to start ,then click off ..can you tell if comressor running? thx randy