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I have a Sub Zero 650 and the freezer is working just fine, but yesterday the refrigerator part started acting up. It just will not hold a cool temperature. It will warm up to 55-60 degrees, and then the compressor will kick on for a few minutes lowering it to 48-50 degrees, and then it will shut off. This morning I opened up the top to vacuum out the condenser, and I noticed that the compressor was very hot and the evaporator coil?? (copper oil at the top of the compartment) was iced over.


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Hi, from the detail explanation you made above concerning the refrigerator, the freezer works fine and the fridge is not cooling means that the thermostat in the fridge is faulty.
Concerning the kicking of the compressor, it's sounds like an "overload and relay" on the compressor.
This is the\015\012equivalent to a starter on a car. When they go bad, the compressor just\015\012does a "buzzzzz.. click" for some seconds or minutes. In the worst\015\012case, you may have a bad compressor, but this is less common.

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