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Having had to transport afridge/freezer on its side for Half an hour, how long should I leave it before switching it on . Thanks Mike

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Leave it standing for about 8 Hours. If the refrigerator is not that old it would not have built up much sediment in the bottom of the crank case. Transporting a refrigeration system on its side is a no, no. If solids work their way out into the system it can plug up dryers and sometimes the capillary tube that feeds the refrigerant into the system. I wish you luck.

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