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My frigidaire serial la51809032 model frs26rlecsg the compressor stoped comeing on a few weeks ago i unpluged it and when i waited a few hours pluged in started working it ran a few weeks then did same thing unpluged a couple hours and it started.

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First you should test the two thermostats controls. You should check if they are not stuck in off position and that is the reason that the compressor cannot start.

Second the problem with compressor is can be the overload protector-klixon cut it off to protect it from burn up.
The two most possible faults are.
1. The lost of refrigerant gas can make compressor overheat so the overload will cut it off. You need to check Freon gas and charge if needed.
2. The compressor relay stuck to of and that can switch compressor on, after you leave it off for some time the relay contacts cool down and work again for a while so you need to replace relay.

3. Starting capacitor is cannot hold any voltage for some times that is the reason the compressor ca not start for a while.

Third the overload protector - klaxon is faulty and need to be replaced.

The most important is that the compressor is running even for a while and system freeze which mean that the expensive parts are ok, therefore you know for sure that it worth even to use a professional if you are not familiar with above parts.

Below we have a link with parts schematics and wiring diagrams which will help you find the above parts and test them. You can even find their codes and if you like to order them online.

http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=5150108&diagram_id=1238140#d1238140


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