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The fridge isn't cooling though the freezer half is working fine. It was recently transported quite a distance in its side (well braced and padded), and left to stand 20 hours before being plugged in. We have unplugged it and will let it stand 24 hours before trying again, but don't think that coolant and oil mixing is the problem since the freezer works fine. What else could it be?

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There are 2 reasons. While transporting if they lifted with won wards to discharge side, chances are there to oil entering. And while switch on it starts pumping the oil.Secondly, chance for gas leak.
It's advisable to remove gas and check for leak. If no leak, flush out the system and replace drier.
Vacuum and do gas charging. Please write if it's helpful.

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