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Run Capacitor
PartSelect Number PS2333670
Manufacturer Part Number 5304464438
The run capacitor helps the compressor kick on and off while maintaining a constant temperature in your fridge and freezer. You may need to replace your run capacitor if your refrigerator or freezer section will not start, if they are too warm, or if your refrigerator has become too noisy. Replacing the run capacitor is a relatively easy project. For this repair you will only need a 1/4 inch nut driver and needle nose pliers. Remember to disconnect the power and water supply line to the unit before you begin this repair. For full step by step instructions, simply click on the video below.
Fixes these symptoms
Freezer section too warm
Fridge and Freezer are too warm
Fridge runs too long

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Installation Instructions
Jim Meeks from Wimberly, TX says,

The controller (current relay) burned up
1. Unhooked a retaining wire that secures the controller to the compressor terminal box. 2. removed destroyed part. 3. Got the model and serial numbers and got online. 4. Ordered part 5. Waited a cou...read more

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$10.61
Door Light Switch
PartSelect Number PS2332280
Manufacturer Part Number 297243800
This is a switch for your refrigerator, but you may also know it as a door switch or a plunger light switch. This part turns your appliance light on and off as the door is opened and closed. If your current light does not turn on, it will need to be replaced. To make this repair you will need a Phillips head screwdriver, a putty knife, and a flat head screwdriver.
Fixes these symptoms
No Symptoms for this part
Installation Instructions
Arlee from HOUSTON, TX says,

Pushbutton light switch failed.
Needed a Phillips head screwdriver to remove bottom plate (kick panel). UNPLUGGED FREEZER. ...read more

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$37.26
Light Switch
PartSelect Number PS430892
Manufacturer Part Number 240505801
This is the replacement light switch for your refrigerator. It is white in color and is approximately 2inches long and 1 inch wide. If the light is not working or stays on, you may need to replace the switch. It is an OEM part, directly from the manufacturer. Be sure to disconnect the refrigerator from the power source before you begin this repair. To remove the switch, simply use a flathead screwdriver to pop the switch out from the refrigerator wall, then disconnect the wires. Reconnect the wires to the new switch and snap it into place to complete your repair.
Fixes these symptoms
Light not working


Installation Instructions
andy from Peshastin, WA says,

Refrigerator light was out
Test the light socket first with a bulb that you know is good. If the light still does not come on, unplug the refrigerator, remove the switch by inserting a very small, thin, flathead screwdriver alo...read more

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$41.47
Door Light Switch
PartSelect Number PS899611
Manufacturer Part Number 241554901
This is a light/lamp switch for your refrigerator. It activates the light when the door of the appliance is open. You might need to replace this part if the light in your appliance is currently not working properly. The tools you will need to make this repair include a nut driver set, a slot screwdriver, and work gloves. This model is white and measures 1.5 square inches.
Fixes these symptoms
Light not working


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$70.39
Refrigerator Compressor Start Relay Kit
PartSelect Number PS8689661
Manufacturer Part Number 5304491941
Compressor start relay kit 5304491941 is an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) part that fits some Kenmore, Frigidaire, Electrolux, Crosley, Gibson and White-Westinghouse refrigerators. It also fits some Kenmore, Frigidaire and Gibson upright freezers. Compressor start relay kit 5304491941 includes the compressor start relay, run capacitor, wire harness adapter, 2 wire terminals, 2 wire connectors, 2 pieces of wire connection shrink tubing, the wire retaining clip and kit instructions sheet. Clarification of instructions: Kit 5304491941 now uses a wire harness with white wires; attach the red compressor power wire to the wire harness adapter's white wire that plugs into the start device terminal at the outside edge of the start device. Replaces original refrigerator and freezer compressor start relay part numbers 216649316, 218721119, 241524601, 241524605 and 5304468029. Fits some refrigerators in the following series: Kenmore and Kenmore Elite 253; Frigidaire FRS, FRT, FRX, FSC, GLH, GLR, GS2, NGS, PHS, PLH and PLRS; Electrolux E23; Crosley CRSE; Gibson GRS and GRT; and White-Westinghouse WRS and WRT. Also fits some upright freezers in these series: Kenmore 253; Frigidaire FFU; and Gibson GFU.
Fixes these symptoms
Freezer section too warm
Fridge and Freezer are too warm
Fridge too warm

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Installation Instructions
MARK from LIBERTY LAKE, WA says,

Rear of upper shelf would freeze, while the rest of the freezer was dripping wet
We opened our freezer last week only to find the bottom 2/3 was barely cold, while only the rear of the upper shelf was cold. In fact, it was covered in frost, despite being a frost-free model. Our f...read more

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$37.67
SWITCH
PartSelect Number PS427069
Manufacturer Part Number 216822900
This part turns the light on/off as the door opens and closes.
Fixes these symptoms
No Symptoms for this part
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$12.81
Door/Light Switch
PartSelect Number PS474672
Manufacturer Part Number 5309918806
This is a door/light switch and it is a replacement part for your refrigerator. This part is activated as you open and close your refrigerator door. When the switch is activated and the door is open it will turn the light on inside your appliance, and when you close the door the switch will deactivate the light. Before purchasing this part, you may test it for continuity to determine if your current switch is defective and needs replacing. This model is white in color and measures to be roughly one inch thick, almost two inches high, and almost 1.5 inches deep, with a male end plug.
Fixes these symptoms
Light not working


Installation Instructions
D KIRKE from CORVALLIS, OR says,

Erratic light.
Simple switch repair: Unplug fridge, pull down to remove switch assembly, slip contacts off. Reverse with replacement switch. HOWEVER, check first to see if the bulb filament might be broken, as thi...read more

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$41.47
Run Capacitor
PartSelect Number PS817298
Manufacturer Part Number 218909912
This part helps the compressor kick on and off while maintaining a constant temperature to keep things frozen in your freezer.
Fixes these symptoms
Freezer section too warm
Fridge too warm
Too warm

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Installation Instructions
eric from inglewood, TN says,

Faulty Controller and Possibly Capacitor
After building a test box and determining the Controller was bad simply ordered parts and installed. Installation was a little difficult due to locking spades on electrical connections.

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$36.05
Compressor Start Relay
PartSelect Number PS426380
Manufacturer Part Number 216594300
The compressor start relay attaches to the compressor in your refrigerator. If your refrigerator will not start, one of the most common parts to fail is the compressor start relay. Sometimes called the controller, this device is used to boost the compressor until the unit is running. Other common symptoms connected to start relays include: refrigerator will not start, will not cool, is making a clicking, humming or buzzing sound, or the compressor itself is warm to the touch. You may also smell a burnt plastic odor if the relay has failed. Shake the relay and listen for any rattling, as this is a sign that it is faulty.
Fixes these symptoms
Will Not Start


Installation Instructions
Linda from Gurnee, IL says,

The compressor would not run.
I removed the cover, used a multimeter to test the compressor circuit, and found the compressor start relay to be defective.
Ordered a new one and installed it when it arrived....read more

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$39.52
Light Switch
PartSelect Number PS899597
Manufacturer Part Number 241547901
Fixes these symptoms
No Symptoms for this part
Installation Instructions
Ville from SAN JOSE, CA says,

Ice maker doesn’t work
Open freezer
Pry the switch out (bottom first, then push the tab on top while prying out)
Move wires to
New switch
Push switch in
Test...read more