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I installed a new starter relay/overload kit on Whirlpool fridge.

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I installed a new starter relay/overload kit on Whirlpool fridge. It has been off for a few days - How long should it take for it to cool off again, and is it normal if the compressor is hot to the touch?
how long have you had it running again now
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

We tried this last night and unplugged it after an hour -

the compressor will be hot and that shows its pumping and it will take a few hours to cool down and a good 24 hours for it to reach zero in the freezer
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

How hot is too hot?

if it feels like its burning then its too hot and if it is then the winding in the compressor is bad and that is burnt out the overload and relay
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