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My Amana AP125D worked fine. I just did a routine cleaning

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my Amana AP125D worked fine. I just did a routine cleaning of the coils with evap cleaner and did a light rinse with a squirt bottle of mist, vacuumed, and cleaned the condensation bowl. I used the air compressor to blow out everything but after puting it back together and plugging it in a red light blinks and beeps for a few moments. the motor turns over for a second but shuts back off. what should i do?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 11 months ago.

So the motor turning over for a second and shutting off means that it's overloading. I'm not sure if you got it wet when you used the spray bottle or not but you can try to let it dry out for 24 hours and if it still keeps shutting off after 1 second of running either you need a new compressor or the overload relay on the side of the compressor is bad. You can't replace the compressor yourself so you'll want to replace the overload relay on the side of the compressor and see where you stand. If it still acts up then the compressor would need to be replaced.

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 11 months ago.

Hello again. I'm just following up because I haven't heard back from you and I see this question is still open and unrated. Is there anything else I can help you with?