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GE chest freeze won't get cold

I can hear the compressor turn on it will run for approx. 20 seconds and kick off. A few minutes will pass and it will kick on again and kick off after 20 seconds. This freezer was working we moved it and now its doing this.

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The noise your hearing indicates the possibility of a bad start relay on the comp or possibly it just came loose during the move. on the side of the compressor you will see 2-3 wires running into an electrical connection reseat this first. if still no operation replace teh relay. you can purchase thru any reputable appliance parts dealer. after replacing the relay if you have no operation then likely problem is seized comp.
domestic freezers do not have low pressure switches that indicate low freon charge.

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

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Sounds like its out of freon

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

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