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  1. Hi, I need tour help. I have a whirlpool wrx988sibm01 four door refrigerator. None of fhe compartments are cooling. Compressor isn't coming on. I checked the compressor (VEGZ 7H) it checks out good. Equal 6.8ohm across all windings/ terminals. No continuity to ground for any of the terminals. All fans appear to work. As soon as i turn on power First, icemaker fan comes ON, then condensor fan comes ON, then after a while the icemaker fan goes OFF and top compartment fan comes ON. Then after a while the freezer evaporator fan comes ON. Once the condensor fan turns ON, it stay
  2. Low temp freezer not cooling. Fan runs. Coils have been cleaned. Compressor not running. Need help to diagnose start relay and control board. Thanks!!
  3. Whirlpool Refrigerator Service Bulletin - Wisemotion Linear Compressor Service Requirements View File PUB W10847598 Rev A Submitter Samurai Appliance Repair Man Submitted 12/25/2018 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper  
  4. Hello all, I have a Maytag RSD22A, compressor won't start. Resistance values ok on all 3 pins. Can I check the relay and compressor by connecting 110V directly to the start pin, or is there a better way?
  5. Haven't posted for some years so hope I'm asking for help in the right forum. I did an old Maytag washer stem and seal replace with Appliantology's help some years ago. My carrier central AC 38CKC030-301 compressor isn't engaging. When it's working I can hear the gas running through the copper tube to the drying filter to my condenser in the plenum. Not a sound now and outside only the cooling fan is running. Don't hear the compressor running at all. I'm told I can check some small parts like a relay for capacitor. Can anyone confirm this or refer me to a manual for troubleshooting?
  6. Frigidaire Refrigerator Bulletin- Improper Use Of Hard Start Kits View File Frigidaire service bulletin on use of hard start kits. PUB RF0613 Submitter PlugNickel Submitted 01/18/2018 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper  
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  8. Just pulled this one out of storage after 6 months - compressor and condenser fan will not run - evap fan running full speed. Has had "no cooling" issues in the past - but always seems to fix itself after a day or two. Not this time - just plugged it in - and nothing happening. I suspect the wonderful dual digital display control board (@ $150 - Ouch) but I'm going to check for voltage at the condenser fan and at the compressor start relay - before I spend $$$ on a new control board. Any other things to check? Condenser coil is clean enough - and I would think the compressor would st
  9. Hi: Whirlpool Refrigerator Dual Evaporator WRF989SDAM00 I have been trying to get this working properly for a while now. Initially I determined a leak, found the leak on the RC evaporator and repaired it. Held 100 PSI nitrogen for a couple days, vacuum, and recharged with R134a 5.5 oz. Now it does this: On warm startup the refrigerator section cools down as it is supposed to as I understand. This unit cools one evaporator at a time. So the RC goes down to around 36.3F or so on my K-type thermometer at the RC fan output. That seems normal enough because the front panel setting is 37F
  10. I have an LG refrigerator model LFC21700ST which has side by side at top and freezer on bottom - that is not cooling either in the refrigerator or freezer. Prior to this water leaked on the floor fairly frequently and ice sheets were deposited in the bottom of the freezer. A week ago it stopped cooling but has power and lights and the compressor gets warm but not overly warm – fans also run and go off when doors are open. One click is heard just before the compressor starts and this seems to come from the main board. I have done a number of things so far and there has been no improvement:
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  12. I have a Viking refrigerator model vcbb363rss. The problem is the compressor is not turning on at all. I checked the inverter and it is bad. I took it apart and there was some brown fluid in there and one of the capacitors has exploded. The other capacitor has a pretty big bulge. Problem is the model number on the inverter is vcc3 1156 02a 03. This inverter is not sold anymore. Is there a new inverter that will replace it and if so part/model number? Thanks in advance for your help!
  13. Hello everyone. My Kenmore refrigerator began to make clicking noises three weeks ago after a power outage. I have replaced the relay twice with new ones. Replaced the cold control because it was going bad. Replaced the defrost board. Refrigerator is still clicking every 3-4 minutes, lights inside dim. The model number is 106.51103.10. It is only four years old. Capacitor checks OK. The readings that I am getting from the compressor are from the two bottom prongs: (8.5) from the common to the other prongs. (3.0) and (5.7). What should I do next? Is the compressor a goner? Thank you.
  14. Bosch Variable Capacity Compressor (VCC) Refrigerator Testing Procedure View File PUB 58300000149521 Submitter Samurai Appliance Repair Man Submitted 02/25/2016 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper
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  16. About a year ago, my Sub Zero 501R thermal protector (attached to the common terminal of the EM30SC compressor) cracked and I was unable to find a replacement and so I replaced the thermal protector and the current type relay with an aftermarket hard-start solid state unit (Supco RCO810 3 n' 1 START Hard Start Kit). It has worked fine for a year but I suspect that the compressor was starting to go which stressed the original thermal protector (either that or that the aftermarket kit was a bad idea) and now the compressor appears to have failed. The compressor ohms out OK (7/16/24) but it sim
  17. File Name: 8201786 Instructions for Compressor Start Kit File Submitter: RegUS_PatOff File Submitted: 28 Jul 2013 File Category: Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper Instruction Sheet 8201792B Click here to download this file
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    Electrolux technical policy and explanation regarding the use of hard start kits in refrigerator compressors.
  20. File Name: Use of Hard Start Kits on Refrigerator Compressors - Electrolux Policy File Submitter: Samurai Appliance Repair Man File Submitted: 11 May 2013 File Category: Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper Electrolux technical policy and explanation regarding the use of hard start kits in refrigerator compressors. Click here to download this file
  21. File Name: KLIXON 4TM Compressor Overload and Start Relays Technical Bundle File Submitter: RegUS_PatOff File Submitted: 07 Feb 2013 File Category: Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper KLIXON 4TM Compressor OVERLOADS KLIXON PTC START RELAYS 8EA SUPCO HARD START RELAYS Click here to download this file
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