I have a GE side by side fridge/freezer, model TFX24R with ice maker and water in the door. It's got a few quirks to get the ice maker and water in the door to work, but that's tolerable (it's a switch that's bad. I can tolerate kicking the bottom of the door to get that to work..)
Lately, the unit has been making a clicking noise when the compressor starts. The compressor then attempts to run, but stops. about 30 seconds later it will retry. After anywhere from 2-8 cycles of this, the compressor runs fine. The unit works fine, and is old as dirt... (not really sure on the age, but it is old.)
My question is, is there an oil reservoir on the motor or compressor, or even an oil zert or place to put oil in to it? Would it be possible that the unit just needs oil in the motor? The unit is old, and should be replaced, but there is nothing in the budget currently for replacement, so I am trying to keep this thing running for another year...
The clicking thing (sounds like a relay engaging) has been slowly getting worse in the 3 years I've owned this house..
Thanks in advance
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