I bought the relay overload kit p/n 8201786 for model # 10652212100. matched up the replacement relay for compressor egy80-- part# 2188829. The original had 2 wires, white and red, feeding the relay, not a wiring harness described in the replacement instructions. Now the wire connectors are too large to connect to the relay. I could replace the ends with smaller ones, but I don't know which terminal they would hook into. The guys at the parts store are no help. Thanks, Rick
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yes if the clicking is coming from the compressor,change the start switch and the relay it comes in a kit,,,that should fix it....these parts are located on the left side of compressor,,please unplug unit before doing any repair..
they told you correct . i looked your model and the org # subs to the kit 8201786 / i use these kits for many brands and what is in the kit is 2 start relays and 2 over loads and instructions an diag .. it's not a hard job . when removing the old relay read the # and see if it matches one of the new one and if so thats the one to use . if neither one matches then the brand of compressor will tell you which one to use . just read ite destructions before installing relay kit and if you remove any wires make a diag of where the were so you can reinstall them correctly.. rule # 1 its hard to back up without a road .. mm hope this helped mm feed back please ..
I suspect by your description the fridge either has a faulty overload protector or the compressor itself is seized...the red flag is in your post " my kenmore side by side stopped cooling fan still runs compressor is cold " the fan still running indicates it isn't stuck in a defrost cycle... If you feel like you can trouble shoot further I`ll try to assist you or you may decide to call a professional appliance technician.
I don`t know the age of your fridge, but I should mention...
** Most of the Kenmore fridges have 5 to 10 years sealed system warranty which would include the compressor but not the electrical starting devices i.e., the overload & relay. Check your owners manual or phone Sears, it is the ultimate authority on warranty no matter what anyone else tells you according to Whirlpool/Maytag/Amana.**
If you have a multi- meter you can check the compressor to see if the windings are ok.
**First, Unplug the fridge**
Remove the panel at the back down at the bottom. This should gain you access to the compressor.
On the side of the compressor will be the start relay/overload assembly such as this image...it may be enclosed in a black plastic cover as well.
Pull off the relay & overload and you'll see 3 pins in the form of a triangle...
With a meter measure between any 2 pins at one time, going between each pin with one remaining on a "common" pin.
You'll want 3 measurement's, similar to this example- 6ohms, 3ohms, and 9ohms.
On some meters you may simply get a reading of "0" ohms, as long as the needle moves off of "infinity" which would indicate an "open" winding=not good !
If following that, the readings are good, purchase a hard start kit. Part # HS410 also known as a 3in1 starter kit.
The above package contains info and hardware on how to connect it. NOTE : the HS410 ( 3 in 1 ) should be considered just a temporary "fix" as opposed to an actual "repair" in should not be relide on for long term reliability or safety, but rather the factory replacemnet part 8201786...i.e.The above start device kit contains instructions on "how to" install kit. Hope that help`s move you forward if nothing else. If so please take a second and rate the reply and a testimony to your inquiry you received here at FixYa.
Have you been hearing a clicking noise coming from behind the unit? This is the first indication of a failed compressor relay. Pull the unit out and unplug it. Remove the back cover and go to the compressor. You will find a device on the side of the compressor that has the wires hooked to it. This is the compressor relay and overload. It may be under a black cap. Remove the cap to access it. It may have 2 pieces to it or it may just have the 2 pieces encased in a white and tan box. Remove this box and shake it. If it rattles like gravel in it then it is bad. If it is in 2 pieces then it will have a brown relay. This is the piece that will rattle if bad. The white and black piece with one wire is the overload. They most never go bad. Use this replacement part kit...8201786 and follow the detailed instructions included in the kit. Thanks for the question. Hope this helps.
k here we go, thinkkn we can get this to work for you.
the difference is going to be the white overloads in the bag9s). depending on size of compressor they will change, as far a s the relay thinkin ther is onl one in that bag'box/ (brown with 3 possible connections..
if this is the cas e ill asume that the old relay/overload was a onepiece white plastic with smaller connectors.. .you will need to cut off and resplice a new spade connector on the wires to fiut the new piece..
the extras are just that extras, its easier for them to stock and store one part number for a multitude of repairs( youll need only one)
yes it does! most likely the start relay is bad on the compressor, its a little box attached to side of compressor. pull this off and shake to see if it rattles inside. if so just replace the relay pt#8201786 this kit has good instructions for replacing the part. good luck peyton. also while you have it pulled apart verify that the fanmotor by the compressor is running..
The compressor is locked up. The clicking noise is the thermal overload turning the relay off and on. The only solutions you have are installing a hard start capacitor. Ther local appliance parts supplier will have this. Its easy to install I personally have had a 50% success rate with these, but its relativelycheap fix if it works, as the other solution is a new compressor. Good luck.