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When plugged in, the compressor never kicks on. It just clicks.

Originally I brought this unplugged fridge into my house from my cold garage and plugged it in right away (probably a bad idea). It worked for about 30 min and then it sounded like the compressor halted and rattled around. I unplugged it and let it sit for a few hours and replugged it back in. When it's plugged in, you hear a click and then about 15 seconds later another click. If left plugged in, the clicking will just continue and the compressor starts to get warm. The compressor never starts up and the fridge never gets cold. Does anyone have an idea of what I would need to fix or what part I would need? I'm hoping it's the compressor relay but not really sure. Thank you in advance for any help.

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If the compressor is getting hot then the compressor is gone. But the price on a relay is fairly cheap so you can at least try it and if it doesnt work then return it and dump the unit. But like I said before when a compressor gets hot it means that the piston is bad and the rings are burnt and the oil is bad in the compressor.

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