Both freezer and refrigerator stopped cooling

ApplianceWhirlpool Refrigerator

Modelgd5phaxlq01

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Laune From Front Worth, TX

Feb 09, 2011

98 out of 116 people found this instruction helpful

Compressor Start Divice kit, I took off back lower panel with the 1/4 inch nut driver, on the compressor their was a wire hook that held the starter in place used my plyers to unhook, pulled the unit off plug the new unit in reappled the clip it was so easy I had to exame it severl to time to make sure that was all their was to it. put the cover back on and turn the refrigerator on and it has work great, I did not install the Bi-Metal Defrost Thermostat it was not needed.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Compressor Start Device Kit

Part Number: PS993073

$51.55
In Stock

Bi-Metal Defrost Thermostat (Now subbed to Bi-Metal Defrost Thermostat)

Part Number: PS2376801

$31.33
In Stock