Question about Kenmore 73902 / 73904 / 7390 / 673909 Top Freezer Refrigerator
If the compressor is real hot, caused by lack of cooling air and the thermal overload is what's tripping try letting it sit for several hours to cool and try again (clean the front lower coils for proper air flow). If that's not it then you likely have a "start device" failure. The kit comes with the overload and starter. Usually this is the problem BUT if you have a "Tecumseh" brand compressor you're toast. Take the back panel off the fridge and look at the compressor, if you have a little sticker on it with an blue indian head... the compressor is locked up (and even a new one is just as junk as this one). But if you have another brand the little white box on the left could be the problem. Unplug the fridge, unplug the little box (starter) and shake it to see if you hear any rattling or if debris falls out... a sure sign the device is bad.
Posted on Dec 30, 2006
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
Here's a link to this great service
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Sep 24, 2013 | Kenmore Refrigerators
Aug 09, 2011 | Kenmore Side by Side Refrigerator
Sep 13, 2009 | Kenmore 64254 / 64252 / 64259 Top Freezer...
Sep 10, 2009 | Kenmore 50522 / 50524 Side by Side...
Jul 11, 2009 | Kenmore 55612 / 55614 / 5561 / 655619 Side...
Jun 04, 2009 | Kenmore 76129 Air Conditioner
Apr 04, 2009 | Kenmore 53642 / 53644 Side by Side...
Mar 16, 2008 | Kenmore 50522 / 50524 Side by Side...
Feb 22, 2019 | Refrigerators
Feb 22, 2019 | Dometic Refrigerators
Feb 22, 2019 | Kenmore Refrigerators
135 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: