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5 cubic stand-up chest freezer (Magic Chef) aprox. 3 years old, was immediately pluged-in, after laying on it's side during transport to another apt., before waiting for 12 to 24 hours for the freon to settled.

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If it started cooling your ok. If the compressor got real loud and quit you could be in trouble. The problem comes from the liquid in the system getting on top of the compresser piston. It doesn't always happen when a unit is moved.

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