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Compressor Start Device and Capacitor

PartSelect Number PS8746522

The capacitor helps the compressor kick on and off while maintaining a constant temperature to keep things frozen in your freezer. The start relay boosts the compressor, and then shuts off as soon as the motor gets up to speed and the overload provides extra protection against excessive temperatures.

This part works with the following brands: Whirlpool, Admiral, Estate, Inglis, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Roper, Maytag, Crosley, Jenn-Air, Hardwick, Magic Chef, Amana, Caloric & Glenwood.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Will not start.
  • Freezer section too warm.
  • Fridge section too warm.
  • Unusual Noise.
  • Clicking sound.
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Parts Used

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:More than 2 hours

ToolsNutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set

CustomerEdmond K. from Las Vegas NV

Compressor locked up.

This is not a repair Job for just any body to do unless you have had some Refrigeration training and some experience !

I have been Certified and Licensed on refrigeration systems small, large and very large
for the past 36 years

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