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Compressor runs for 10 minutes after switching on the fridge then it stops never run again until i switched the fridge off then on from power then it starts running again.. in all these occasions warm air coming out from freezer and fridge, not freezing and cooling.. Help please..

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compressor is running overloaded possible problems bad relay/overload /capacitor dirty or clogged condensers if the unit uses a condenser fan suspect a bad fan. and defective thermostats are notorious for short cycling. id check the coils first and if dirty clean up maybe that can be the major problem.

Posted on Apr 23, 2008

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If the compressor starts and runs for a few seconds it could be the relay. Or it could be the compressor itself has failed. When a compressor starts and runs for a short period it is possible that the relay contacts are arced together which would have both the start and run winding in the motor engaged at the same time for more than 3 seconds. This would result in the compressor tripping out on the thermal overload. It depends on what type of relay your compressor has. If it is a thermal relay, unplugging the refrigerator for about 15 minutes would allow the relay to cool off and reset.

Posted on May 10, 2008

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Hello,
I will be more than happy to help you out with this.  I am a factory authorized servicer for Frigidaire.
Read this Article first on Frigidaire Refrigerators not Cooling.  Then if you have any more questions about this ask me on Frigidaire Tech Support.
Thanks, Bill

Posted on Nov 08, 2008

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relay on compressor

Posted on Apr 06, 2009

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The fan motor is getting hot and going off on the internal overload in the motor.
This is caused by either a low voltage, a bad capacitor, or tight or dry bearings in the motor.
To check the bearings turn the power off to the unit, then spin the fan blade if it spins freely then the bearings are ok.
To check the capacitor you will need some kind of tester or you can buy a capacitor and replace it, that's what a lot of people do. They usually don't cost very much.
To check the voltage you will need a voltmeter and measure the volts at the unit.

Posted on Jun 09, 2009

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