Question about Amana 19.7 cu. ft. / 558 liter Upright Freezer Deepfreeze AFU2004AW

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We sold a freezer, it was working at the time. The person got it home and plugged it in immediately and left it running for 8 hrs, before contacting us to say that it wasn't cooling. We suggested they turn it off for 24 hrs (should have left it off for 24 hours in the first place). They did this, and it is still not cooling. Can a compressor burn up if the oil has ran out of in the moving process, and then it is turned on before letting it sit??

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If they moved it on it's side they damaged the compressor,the machine shouldn't be laid on it's side.if they let it sit for a few days it might have recovered.if it wasn't laid on it's side a wire could have been knocked off somewhere,hard to say without being there to look at it.

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