Whether you are moving the fridge yourself or using a transport company, there are several. If there is a chance of rain, and the fridge may be exposure during .
Avoid laying a refrigerator on its side. The oil in the compressor can flow into the cooling lines when the refrigerator is tipped onto its side. When returned to an upright position, there is a risk that the oil will not completely drain from the cooling lines and the refrigerator will not cool.
Who knows if it is ok or not to lay down a fridge for a three hour transport? I have heard old wives tales regarding this – but nobody that actually.