freezer not cold, buzzing noise followed by a click then nothing from compressor, repeats every few minutes

ApplianceWhirlpool Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers


Sep 14, 2011

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Replaced the start relay, simple unplug old start relay and plug in of new one. Use care unplugging old one as it has 3 pins from the compressor that plugs into it and it must be carefully pryed loose with a flat screwdriver under it to prevent breaking one of them.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Start Device

Part Number: PS895789

In Stock