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Compressor starts and then shuts off

\015 After cleaning and defrosting my freezer, I let it sit unplugged for 3 days. Now when I plug it in, I can hear it come on, and then it just clicks and shuts off.\015

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I'm assuming it does not get cold.....did you turn the freezer when cleaning it? if so, you are supposed to let it [ the internal compressor oil ] drain right side up for at least 24hrs before turning on the unit.....try unplugging it for a cpl days, then plug it back it....if it still acts up, you may need to change a thermal coupling sensor......or depending on the age of the unit, replace it.

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