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Kemore ac model 75151 compressor wont come on any ideas

Had a tech look at it said the capacitor is no good ordered part from sears its say 220v on it and its a 115v ac are they interchangeable

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If you're main power is 115v and the capacitor is rated 220v it could work. But if the other way around the capacitor would melt or blown if use.

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