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I transported my Haier minifridge home on its side because that was the only it would fit in the car. I unfortunately plugged it in when I got but it won't cool. I let run for an hour or so, then unplugged the unit, until the next day. It still will not chill. In reading the entries here, I now know that I should've waited to plug it in in the first place. Any further suggestions on how to fix this problem? Thanks. Eric

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Try letting it sit upright for a couple of days. The oil in the compressor will need to drain back down to the compressor.

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The compressor should be OK this time because you caught it in time. But if the condenser fan stops you need to consider replacing the fan. I have had refrigerators do fine until the fan motor warms up and you are away, it stops. Don't think you should use the refrigerator until the fan is fixed. Sea Breeze

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I had the same problem. GE Man said that since the unit had been allowed to warm so much, we needed to empty it, unplug it, and totally leave it alone for 24 hours for any excess water to drain out. Then, we needed to plug it in and let it run with NO ITEMS INSIDE AND NO OPENING OF THE DOORS AT ALL for 48 hours. After that, we started using it again and it was Perfect!! I thought it was a lost cause, so this worked and didn't cost me a dime!!

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The overload/relay is probably bad .This is the part plugged onto the compressor , with 2 or 3 wires plugged onto it . You can easily replace this part . Be sure to have your model number when ordering .

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If the freezer is staying cold it sounds like a defrost system problem. A bad timer, heater or thermostat can cause frost to build up on the coils and block air flow to the refrig side. Check out for troubleshooting the defroster problem.
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