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Checking the compressor

Compressor kicks off and on

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  • Dennis Boxerman May 11, 2010

    How frequent does this unit cycle? Does it run for a few minutes or a few seconds?

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Does this happen as soon as you switch it on.
There is a thermal overload inside compressor and usually an electrical current overload on compressor. if cabinet been off for a few hours and this happens shortly after switch on there is more than likely a blockage in the pipework or the compressor is burnt out

Posted on Mar 14, 2010

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