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Ins tal relay overload how to put on compresser had repaired once but they used different parts then came with frig

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Good day,
The compressor has three terminals sticking out of it. Forming a triangle.
The bottom left is the start terminal, the center top is the common terminal, and the bottom right is the run terminal.
You have 2 wires going to the compressor.
The relay connects the bottom left to the bottom right.
One of the 2 power wires goes to the bottom right side of the relay.
The other power wire goes to the overload, which in turn is connected to the top center (common terminal).

If you cannot connect the parts with these instructions, don't go any further. Take your parts to the supply house where you bought them and let them explain in detail.


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