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Compressor will not kick on. Installed new circuit board and the compressor still won't work. The compressor does work when it is jumped.

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  • Bob2691 Sep 19, 2008

    That would be great if you would. Thank you.

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If the fan runs, the only thing left in your case looks like the defrost control. Sorry I don't have my user ID and password for their service site here at home. I can look up a part number for you tomorrow if you'd like.

Posted on Sep 19, 2008

  • Carl Schulzetenberg
    Carl Schulzetenberg Sep 19, 2008

    Companies put a lot of different names on some of the products they make. This one is actually manufactured by LG. The defrost control (they call it a sensor) is part # 6877A30013L.

    Hope you can get this one "FixYa!" ed. Good luck.

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