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Kenmore Refridgerator Model 253.53622300 Start Device replacement

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The start device/relay I can take off the compressor but the problem is it has a blue and red wire attached.  I don't see where to disconnect.  Do I cut and get new wire and reconnect on replacement or am I missing something?

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The picture of the start device from repair clinic shows it comes with a plug with two wires that you can splice onto- easy peasy.

For some reason I am having trouble copying and pasting links onto my replies. If you look up your part on repair clinic, the picture should tell you .

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I see the repair clinics picture, but what is the connector for on the wire.  Why isnt the wire already connected to the start device.  So do I cut cables on the start device I have know?  I am a newbie as far as refrigerator repair.  Any help greatly appreciated!!

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Yes, cut the wires on the old start device, splice in the new wires with the plug on it, plug it into the new start device and attach to the compressor.

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Thank you so much!

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