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New magic chief freezer/fridge, and reset for compressor keeps tripping. Lights on but nobodys home. It's the small 10 c/ft model.

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Sounds like the compressor has gone bad. The reset you are speaking of is and overload protector. If it is still with-in the warranty, contact the dealer from which it was purchased to have it serviced. If it is out of warranty consider it may be time for a new one.

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