SMITTY wrote:You'd know if it was running - it'll buzz & vibrate. Did you hold the power to the capacitor continuously, or just for a second? If the connection wasn't solid, the compressor won't restart immediately if you re-apply power. Is it possible that the refrigerant leaked out? If so, the compressor could be toast.
I heard a thump or something so I unplugged it. Should I power it up for a minute or two?