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Hi I have a frigidaire side by side model flsc238ds1 give me the error "power failure" I check the compressor and is ok but not start dong get any cold temp. All lights and fans are working and the temp. Control. I don't if is the main control or the power inverte board. Some body help me .. .? Thanks

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  • viento86 Jul 31, 2013

    Testimonial: "No is no cooling.the compressor is not working. But I check the 3 winds and is ok. Also I tested whit other new compressor and not start ."

  • John Tripp
    John Tripp Jul 31, 2013

    You already changed the compressor without changing the inverter board? Have you changed refrigerator compressors before?

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    John Tripp Jul 31, 2013

    The only way to test the compressor is with another inverter board. Your model uses the inverter in the link after my comments. Repair Clinic will take returns if the part does not fix this problem.

  • viento86 Jul 31, 2013

    Yes I change compressors before, I was thinking to get the inverter board but I want to make sure is the correct part, I notice the old inverter board have 2 big capacitor ,those are like bump , I order those and replaced but don't work, I will order the inverter board and tried . Thanks

  • viento86 Jul 31, 2013

    I miss understand u question, I change compressors befofe but I didn't on this fridge,I have ne compressors and I put one on the side to test the inverter board because this controls the power for the compressor has the wires to connect the comprssor

  • John Tripp
    John Tripp Jul 31, 2013

    You cannot test just any compressor with the inverter board. The compressor you have on the refrigerator you have is a varible speed compressor that can only be tested with a new or used inverter board because the inverter board changes the voltage from single phase 120 volts ac to 220 volt three phase power. Here is a link to a inverter that has been opened to expose swollen capacitors. Swollen capacitors are why this inverter does not work,



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Is the refrigerator cooling? I will help you but you will need to respond, Sea Breeze

Posted on Jul 31, 2013

Testimonial: "No is no cooling.the compressor is not working. But I check the 3 winds and is ok. Also I tested whit other new compressor and not start ."

  • viento86 Aug 01, 2013

    Thank u for u help , I follow the link and is the same problem ,so already order a new power inverter,. Thank u again , good bless u.



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