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I have a kenmore 106,53634300, after a 4 day power outage,

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I have a kenmore...

I have a kenmore 106,53634300, after a 4 day power outage, my refrigerator does not cool. the fan nest to the compressor runs, the compressor comes on for about 5 seconds then shuts off

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your Kenmore is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

15 years

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

If possible

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Not that i can think of

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Appliance
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Appliance Technician: Joel Swenson,
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Hello sorry to hear you are having trouble, I'm Joel and will be glad to help you today.

The power surge blew the start relay on the compressor, its very common for that to happen during storms where there is power surges. Below is the replacement relay and instructions to change it out.

Refrigerator Compressor Overload and Start Relay Kit Part #:(###) ###-####- click here for part info at sears

Here is a video that shows how to replace it - click here for video

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