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CTB1722GRW compressor clicking on for 20 to 30 seconds then off.

We had electrical outage and the power flashed a couple times the day before. Now unit is getting cool but not cold. The relay in the back "clicks" and the compressor sounds like it runs for 20 to 30 seconds then the relay clicks off. Both the condensor and freezer fan run constantly. The units cycles about once every minute. Is it the relay or the compressor system?

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It depends on how severe the power spike on the outage was,if your lucky it may just be the contactor,if not comp time,you can open the contactor case and manually start the compressor,use an insulated non-metallic device to do so

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