Refrigerator would not get cold although condensor fan worked. The compressor did not come on.

ApplianceGeneral Electric Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

Don From Philomath, OR

Jul 06, 2011

57 out of 65 people found this instruction helpful

I replaced the capacitor first but the compressor still did not come on. After trying the new capacitor I removed the old board( marked the connectors just in case) then installed the new board. The major difference on the new board was the grounding wire which was simple to connect. The old board didn't have one. Once installed everything worked fine. The directions were easy to follow. I ordered the parts late Sunday night and I received the parts by Wednesday! That was fast. Thanks for the help, and this was much cheaper than calling the appliance service.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Main Electronic Control Board

Part Number: PS2364946

In Stock

Capacitor (Now subbed to KIT CAPACITOR 15 UF)

Part Number: PS10065391

In Stock