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Compressor Start Device Kit

$ 81.80   In Stock
Fix Number: FIX993073
Manufacturer #: 8201786
Manufactured by: Whirlpool

Product Description

This kit has been redesigned and the wiring may be different than the original. It will possibly need to be installed by an appliance repair person.

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Average Repair Rating: 3.3 / 5.0, 6 reviews.
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    • Customer:
      Mark from Choctaw, OK
    • Parts Used:
      8201786
    • Difficulty Level:
      Really Easy
    • Total Repair Time:
      15 - 30 mins
    • Tools:
      Pliers
    Refrigerator stopped cooling. Everything else worked
    Ordered the start kit and replaced bad part. Cooled like new. Kit comes with parts to fix multiple refrigerator compressors. Had to look at online resources to identify which kit parts fit my particular installation. Easy fix after that. One bit of advice. In door ice dispenser stopped working after refrigerator cooled back down. Water from ice bucket had run down into ice dispenser motor and froze when freezer got cold again. Removed and thawed water out of ice dispenser motor per parts select video and ice dispenser worked great again. This site saved me $1400.
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    • Customer:
      Buddy from hoover, AL
    • Parts Used:
      WPW10662129, 8201786
    • Difficulty Level:
      Really Easy
    • Total Repair Time:
      15 - 30 mins
    • Tools:
      Nutdriver
    Compressor quit running
    Ordered the parts and the arrived the next day as promised. Removed the back panel to the fridge, the compressor was right inside the opening. removed a clip and unplugged the compressor start device. removed the old parts that were bad and installed new ones. plugged everything back and the plugged in the fridge and it started right up.
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    • Customer:
      Clifford from Sanbornton, NH
    • Parts Used:
      8201786
    • Difficulty Level:
      Really Easy
    • Total Repair Time:
      1- 2 hours
    • Tools:
      Screw drivers
    Refrig quit cooling entirely
    Opened up the rear and removed start kit. It had smoked. Ohmed out the compressor and it was ok. Bought kit from partselect. Warned me it wasn't identical and would need additional work but the part fit fine and refrigerator works well again.
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    • Customer:
      Victor from Anchorage, AK
    • Parts Used:
      WPW10662129, 8201786
    • Difficulty Level:
      Really Easy
    • Total Repair Time:
      15 - 30 mins
    • Tools:
      Nutdriver
    Refrigerator would not freeze or cool
    Discovered that I had a bad overload relay and fridge would not cool. Verified that I did have power to the compressor. After removing the assembly from the compressor. I found a rattle sound in the relay and disassembled the part , finding my deduction was correct. I went on line and found a compressor start kit and capicitor which was correct for my fridge. These parts came to $75.00 delivered. I thought that this is cheaper than a new compressor of $600.00 plus installation or a new fridge. So I ordered the kit and installed it in under 30 minutes. My fridge is up and running saving me a lot of money for costly repairs or a new fridge. Worked out fantastic allowing me to used the saved money elsewhere . Great site will continue to use this site in future repairs. Thanks
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    • Customer:
      Gerald L from HADLEY, PA
    • Parts Used:
      WPW10662129, 8201786
    • Difficulty Level:
      Difficult
    • Total Repair Time:
      More than 2 hours
    • Tools:
      Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
    Freezer thawed
    Kenmore redesigned my model. I removed the compressor starter module but had to replace with three different components and a cover. I extended the length of 2 wires by splicing to enable to fit under the new cover. Instructions advised taking this repair to an appliance tech. It took several hours for me to repair and it is fixed. Am returning the capacitor which I bought "just in case".
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    • Customer:
      James from Henderson, KY
    • Parts Used:
      8201786
    • Difficulty Level:
      Really Easy
    • Total Repair Time:
      15 - 30 mins
    • Tools:
      Nutdriver, Screw drivers
    Warm Freezer, Clicking Noise
    replace compressor start relay
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      Model Compatibility
      This part works with the following models:
      Fix Number: FIX993073
      Manufacturer Part Number: 8201786
      Brand
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      Description
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