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Skybox will not get cold.compresser comes on and goes right back off

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IM HAVING A PROBLEM WITH MY SKYBOX MODEL#MBV1976AAB, I HAVE HAD THIS UNIT FOR ABOUT 3.5 - 4 YEARS AND NEVER HAVE I HAD A PROBLEM I LOVE IT. LASTNIGHT I FILLED UP THE MACHINE WITH ALL OF OUR FAVORITE BEVERAGES I WOKE THIS MORNING TO FIND THAT IT ISN'T GETTING COLD IN FACT YOUCAN HEAR THE UNIT ON BUT NOTHING IS GETTING COLD. PLEASE TELL ME WHAT CAN I DO I HAVE SPENT A LOT OF MONEY FOR THIS PURCHASE NOT TO HAVE IT DIE ON ME IN SUCH A SHORT WHILE.PLEASE E-MAIL ME AT: ALYSIA.FITZ@YAHOO.COM

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To solve the Maytag Skybox Cooling Problem you need the "Refrigerator Relay & Overload - 4387835" that can be found at: appliancesone.com (http://store.appliancezone.com/servlet/-strse-54954/Compressors-Relays-%26-And/Detail).
This relay/overload is a Whirlpool and yes different then what is in the Maytag skybox, but it will work and there is no other option.
First take off the old one. Then put on the new one. . .its similar looking but different.
You have to take apart the old round looking piece to get the wire off and put it on the new thin rectangular piece and connect it to the top prong
And the other small "box" looking piece connects to the bottom two prongs with similar connections to the old one

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