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AT TIMES YOU MAY HEAR THE COMPRESSOR CLICK OFF AND ON OVER AND OVER. Signs of a bad start relay or capacitor. Check with an OHMS meter for continuity (ohms) and voltage, capacitor can be checked for Microfares. ( if in series with the windings)
To check ur compressor with multi meter:
Disconnect and remove the relay and capacitor from compressor, somes located next to compressor in a casing.

You wills see 3 prongs coming out of compressor. 1 goes to ur start winding, 1 goes to ur run winding and the center goes to ur ground or COM

Place ur meter connector or prong on the start prong and the other on the ground (center prong) take note of the reading in OHMS for example 5 ohms.
Next place meter prong on run prong and the center ground prong agin. Take note of the reading in OHMS. Example 4 ohms

Next place meter prong on the start prong and the other on the run prong, now take note of the reading example 9 ohms. Now match the total of this ohms test with the total of ur two separate test. 9 ohms, if they match ur ok give or take 5 percent plus or minus. One more test to make to test of there is a short in compressor attach meter prong to ground prong and rub the other end of meter prong to metal ( scrape the metal clean of paint and test on metal surface not painted surface. If it shows continuity or ohms , u have a short in ur compressor. It should show infinity
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SOURCE: Fridge stopping and not starting unless i will switch power supply off then on again

when was the last time you pulled the front grill at the bottom and cleaned it out? or had it serviced, most times they come in with a air compressor and blow the coils free and everything is back to normal, I clean mine twice a year, have a special 20 dollar tool bought from parts store.

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when was the last time you pulled the front grill at the bottom and cleaned it out? or had it serviced, most times they come in with a air compressor and blow the coils free and everything is back to normal, I clean mine twice a year, have a special 20 dollar tool bought from parts store.

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