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I have a MagicChef wine cooler that stopped working. Compressor and fan do not run although there is power to the unit since the light turns on. Compressor is hot to the touch.

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Your unit needs to have a new capacitor possibly. However, it will be next to impossible to find someone who will check it out and get the right one for this unit. Unless the unit is under warranty, I would suggest trying to get the retailer to replace it at no cost to you. If under warranty, the manufacturer should make it right? if both of those avenues are not available, then I would suggest get a new unit.

Posted on Jun 09, 2015

  • Mark Covello
    Mark Covello Jun 11, 2015

    Thank you for your answer. Is there another term for a capacitor? In the electric schematic it identifies the PTC Starter, Thermostat, Overload Protector and the Compressor. Could it be the PTC Starter or Overload Protector? Thank you.

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