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Freezer attempts to start but after a few seconds trips out

The freezer is quite old, an Electrolux type TF776 upright model. This fault has been occurring for some time, but usually starts after one or two tries. Now it only manages to start occasionally. I assume there is some form of protection on the motor. if so, is this replaceable and fairly accessible.

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There is a relay and protector, these are where the wires attach to the compressor,or rather how the power wires attach to the compressor.You can purchase a 3n1 start kit which has the instructions with it. Be sure to unplug the freezer before touching the wires or attempting to install replacement parts.

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