LRFC25750SW occasional clicking

Ddvalk

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LRFC25750SW
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LG
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More than 10 years
I’ve noticed the fridge has a loud clicking occasionally. I thought it was the ice maker but the sound comes from the back.

After reading other posts, seems the suggestion is to replace the solenoid. Can you tell me what part to try if this is the right way to go?

 

Jake

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Usually the compressor start relay will click if the compressor is trying to start, but doesn't start.

Your model uses the same start relay device as in that thread you listed.

6749C-0014E Compressor Start Relay


Jake
 

Ddvalk

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Does this indicate a problem with the compressor? I haven't noticed abnormal cooling patterns but I guess I'll replace the relay as it's easy and not too expensive.
 

Jake

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I always ohm test the compressor start relay with my multimeter to see which the problem is. Normal would be 3-12 ohms. Make sure you unplug the refrigerator before removing it and ohm testing it.

Here's the photo of me ohm testing my compressor start relay below, you can see my meter says 6.1 ohms, which is good.

myrelay.jpg


Jake
 
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