It could be the compressor (expensive!) but before you call us to do the work for you, try these simple repairs. The problem may just be a bad overload or compressor relay. Give us a call for any appliance parts you need!
Amico HX 1/5 HP Refrigerator Component Electromagnetic Compressor PTC Starter Relay by Amico. $4.01. This starter relay is a refrigerator compressor electromagnetic starter, is suited for a 1/5 HP refrigeration compressors. Ideal spare parts for refrigerator, is easy to install.