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Generic relay switch

Recently ordered a new relay switch for my older whirlpoolfreezer they sent me a generic model my old one has only one connector for the red wire the new one has four does it matter which one i hook the red wire to. I am assuming it does not matter

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  • arniedog Jan 25, 2009

    black plastic relay with two round holes that plug int the compressor there are four spade connectors on the back the two on the right side are the same size as well as one of them on the left side the fourth on the left side is smaller.
    part number 4318083

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Can you describe the relay to me? 
the most common relay does have a specific place for the wire to plug onto. hold the relay with the holes that plug into the compressor upright and facing you. now turn the relay so that you are looking at the spade connectors(remember that the holes should still be upright) either one of the spades on the right side is the correct one to plug into.
if this doesnt sound like your relay message me back with a better description or a part number thx peyton

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

  • peyton thompson
    peyton thompson Jan 25, 2009

    ok use either of the 2 connectors on the right side and you should be good to go!!

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