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Kenmore upright freezer

When I plug in freezer it trips the GFI.. the GFI is good,,,,

unit is 8 years old

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  • skippybuzz Oct 22, 2008

    does this mean the compressor should be replaced?? or maybe a new freezers""" can the compressor be unlocked??

  • skippybuzz Oct 22, 2008

    does this mean the compressor should be replaced?? or maybe a new freezers""" can the compressor be unlocked??

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Sounds like you have compressor lockup-mike

Posted on Oct 22, 2008

  • MIKE major Oct 22, 2008

    if you have a meter you can do a amp check on the compressor,you can look on the comp. and you will see your lra reading(locked rotor amps reading)your comp. should pull no more then 2-5 amps ,over that tells you your comp. is about to fail,if you don't have a meter, you can go to your local appliance part store and ask them for a 3in1 starter for your freezer,it is easy to put on the directions are on it,let me now how you do-mike

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