Compressor would not start.

ApplianceFrigidaire Refrigerator

ModelFRS23H5DSB2

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Nutdriver
Screw drivers
Wrench(Adjustable)

Raymond From San Antonio, TX

May 22, 2011

9 out of 10 people found this instruction helpful

After earlier determing that the starter switch was at fault, I removed the cardboard lower back panel, shut off water to the ice maker, removed water line. The plug to the compressor containing the switch and capacitor was held on by a spring clip, removed clip pulled wires from old switch (Here needle nose pliars are handy as the spade clips on the 2 wires have their own locking clips) replaced switch and all wiring, tested unit and problem solved.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Starter Switch

Part Number: PS899553

$21.34
In Stock