Deployment not successful but JS works in dev mode (when i press run)

it works fine when i click run… but deploy fails

here is the error… any ideas?

starting up user application
exec [sh -c node code/main.js] error=exec: already started
exec [sh -c node code/main.js] error=exit status 1
(Use `node --trace-warnings ...` to show where the warning was created)
    at Module.load (node:internal/modules/cjs/loader:981:32)
(node:16) Warning: To load an ES module, set "type": "module" in the package.json or use the .mjs extension.
    at node:internal/main/run_main_module:17:47
2024-03-05T17:01:24Z error: The deployment failed to initialize due to a configuration or code error.