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Their is a short circuit in your freezer call for service leave it unplugged you can cause your self more problems. Tom

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I have summit commercial freezer with embraco emi 60her when turn the power on, fan start run then compressor start run about 30 second the trip the compressor. ans i can not see any run or start...


The start relay should be on the side of the compressor and attached to the three prongs that wiring attaches to on the compressor.Is the problem causing the breaker to trip in the circuit breaker box? Sea Breeze
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The freezer has a compressor which will draw quite a lot of current in the first half-second when it starts.

Either: Your freezer has a electrical problem and needs to be fixed,

Or: there is already too much drawing on the circuit that you are trying to add the freezer to, and the freezer is more than the circuit breaker will allow.

First try powering the freezer from some other socket on a different circuit (use a long cord), or unplug a few things that are nearby (in most houses, there will be several wall sockets on the same wire in each area of the house).

If the freezer runs fine from a different socket, or when you unplug some other stuff, then the problem is you are overloading the circuit you were originally trying to add it to.

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Test this by plugging the freezer into a non GFI outlet for longer than a few days. Nothing is broken and you dont need refrigerator repair service.

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