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cfiegel 02-19-2009 05:00 PM

repair help
 
my freezor turns on for about 15 seconds then turns of and it does not turn back on for quit some time and when it does it only runs for about 10 or 15 second and then it turns of again is there any help any body can give me thanks a lot chris

TechnicianBrian 02-20-2009 06:59 AM

Remove the access panel and check the electrical connections. When you say it turns on then off, I assume you are referring to the compressor runs then stops. When it does stop, do you hear an audible click from the compressor? Is the cavity cold at all? You may have a problem with the cold control (AP2113750) short cycling the compressor, or it may be the compressor starter (AP2113676) that has failed or even the compressor itself. You will want to do some checks with a multimeter before going to far.

richappy 02-20-2009 07:45 AM

You probably have varnish buildup on the compressor. They do sell an additive to fix this, Supco88, but only a refrigerant certified person can put it in.


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