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Our Upright freezer is broken. You can hear it trying to kick on and then it doesn't. What is most likely wrong with this and is it worth repairing?

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It could be a bad compressor start relay or a bad compressor. Replace the start relay,relatively inexpensive. If it still does not work the compressor is bad.

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