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Avanti 248yw protable refer wont get cold

My avanti 248yw refer will not get cold any morethe compressor goes on & off every 35-50 sec. i tested the stat it stays closed when the comp goes off. i checked the comp for continuity all looks ok no grounds. i checked the olp switch continuity looks ok (0 ohms) the ptc starter switch i think may be the problem i get about (1200 ohms) on it could this be the problem? i don't want to replace it,if it's not. or is there something ealse that i missed. thanks sac

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  • lokospice Jun 27, 2009

    Well i waited as long as i could. i chanced buying the ptc starter switch and guess what that was the problem. i changed it and it works. i know not all problems would work out this way but i took a chance. i also had a hard time finding the switch. i found it on (RepairClinic.Com) for about $28.00. hope this might help someone else. i don't know how long it'll last but i'm going to enjoy it while i can. thanks sac

  • lokospice Oct 21, 2009

    The replacement part# for the starter switch is
    (P6R8MC)this is not the same# on the part itself and
    the model# didn't help. i used the original# that
    was on the part.and it worked (I got lucky)

    Hope This Helps
    Lokospice

  • soultraindar May 11, 2010

    Thanks!! I appreciate it.

  • soultraindar May 11, 2010

    Locospice,


    What is the part number of the replacement Starter Switch? RepairClinic doesn't have anything listed under the Avanti model #248YW.



    Thank you!

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