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I am replacing a compressor on a Whirlpool refrigerator. The compressor is part number 8201557. I am looking to replace it with an Embraco compressor Part number ff11.5bkw. I need to know if this will work out. The whirlpool compressor is priced very high. I do not have a cross reference for Embraco compressors. Can you help me out? Thanks!!

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  • Steven Humphrey May 27, 2010

    Thanks for your help!! Would have made a serious error that would have cost far more money!!



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what you need to know from this point is that this two compressors are not compatible with them self base on the reference you have explain to me

what you need to do to fix up your refrigerator in other to carry out it function effectively is that you will have to get the same part number of the old compressor i.e (8201557) so as not to damage your refrigerator's comdenser and the capacitor

please note,
that replacing a whirlpool refrigerator compressor with part number (8201557) with Embraco compressor with part number (ff11.5bkw) will not work out because they are of different capacities

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