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Compressor not kicking on

Somethings not telling the compressor to kick on,compressor is cold change thermostat inside freezer compartment,now trying to change computer board behind refrig. what could it be?

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  • Rickyo Nov 29, 2007

    Yes found blue connector jump board line to Compressor and Comp. came on but not sure what the problem is.

    Is the computer board bad ?Thank You

  • fielder Mar 06, 2008

    Same problem. The compressor kicks on when the "Line" to "Comp" terminals are jumped. I have not replaced the sensor inside the freezer. I am not certain what it looks like. There about three items back behind the panel that could be "sensors". When the freezer door is opened, there is a few second delay then the fan kicks in, I don't know if that helps isolate the sensor from the board or not.



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I can help there should be a blue connector on the bottom of the board that has 3 wires. They are labeled on the board as line, def, comp. Jump line to comp. Comp should come on. Let me know what happens

Posted on Nov 28, 2007

  • joey  shearer
    joey shearer Nov 29, 2007

    Yes it sounds like the computer is bad. You said you changed the thermostat?? You changed the sensor at the bottom behind the bin?? I also can offer to send you the board. Ive done this in the past and can help also with installation.



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