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How to install a replacement ge a/c capacitor

The capacitor is not fitted in the unit and I can't remember how to hook up the new replacement capacitor. I need step by step instructions and especially how to connect the wires.

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  • scoot50 May 29, 2008

    Yes, I just need to re-connect the capacitor and need to know where to connect the colored wires to the fan, the herm and C. There are 1 Yellow wire, 2 Orange Wires, 1 Black and 1 Red Wire and there is 1 Wire that comes off the Electric Cord. Where do I attach these wires ? Thanks.

  • kellyspeegle Jun 10, 2008

    how do i put the wires back on a capacitor on a widow unit please hep im soooooo hot



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I need instruction how to re-connect the capacitor in my GE window ac. the compressor control is also disconnected. there are 2black wires 1blue 1red 1 white and 1 from the electrical cord

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Oh sorry scoot, didnt see you ask. I have posted a heap of info to your original post. There is not much to worry about when installing the cap. The part is not polarity conscious, and the wiring generally falls into place in the correct spot to anyways. Have you got the unit apart yet?


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    Graeme Ross May 30, 2008

    Ok, can you post a photo of the area for me to have a llok at it please. Is a little hard to make distinctions without actually seeing the area and wiring concerned. Awaiting your post :)




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