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Compressor runs 12 seconds then down 2-3minutes

I found the coils cloged under the unit. After cooling the hot compressor it only runs this short cycle then shuts off. there is no ice in freezer coils and the lines from coils don't feel cold. Also the inside light dims slightly when the compressor comes on

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  • cgfireman Mar 09, 2009

    I removed the relay from the compressor and one of them rattles pretty bad and sure sounds bad. I will get a new one tommorow and retry

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It sounds like you have a blockage in the refrigeration system. This would cause the compressor to overheat and ultimately trip out on thermal overload.

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