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The red light is on, and stays on?

The red light is on, and stays on. The compressor keeps cutting in and out again.

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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. 

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