Unplug the refrig and pull the refrig out and remove the lower panel covering the fan and compressor . On the compressor , is a small box ( overload/relay ) with 2 or 3 wires going to it . This part just plugs onto the side of the compressor . Take your complete model number with you so you get the correct part . If you had given the model number here , I could have given you the pt # . Also clean the coils in the front bottom of refrig , of dust , lint , pet hair , etc , as this could have caused the compressor to get hot and short the overload/relay .
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