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The motor on my Sanyo Mini-Fridge goes out every 3 to 4 days. The previous surge protector it was plugged into shorted, and I think that may have something to do with it. What is wrong? It will work fine for 3 to 4 days then the motor will continually try to start, but will never fully turn on. I have to leave it unplugged for about a half hour, then I plug it back in and it works.

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Defective relay/overload combination if you replace them and it works, there's you problem, if you replace them and the problem continues, suspect a faulty compressor.

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