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The refrigerastor and freezer don't operate. I suspect the compressor relay. When I read resistance across the female pins on the relay P/N 6100693, I read a short. Should the relay read open or short when checked this way? Also what is the effect of the 4TM overload?

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The maytag relays ormally when they go bad you can shake them and you will here them rattle if they have failed... there are points in there and should be opened until power made to them.
the overload will be closed or as you said shorted and when compressor overheats or binds it will open on excessive current.... you can get a new ptc relay /overload or you can purchase what is called a 3-n-1 " for the unit that actually has the overload and all built into it,plus is for hard starting compressors.... good luck to you.

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I have a Maytag Model MCD2257HES - I replace the relay - the compressor runs but seems more quiet than before- I left is unplugged over night and it appeared to be working ok -made ice but the lower p


That is what is sounds like but let's check. An overload relay will fail due to wear, a short or a bad compressor will knock it out. There is a rare occasion you may purchased a bad overload relay, but that is rare. Remove the overload relay component and expose the three pins on the compressor. Measure the Ohms across the three pins. You will get one high Ohm reading and two lower Ohm readings. If the two lower reading add up to the higher reading the compressor is good. Make sure the green ground wire is securely grounded. It could nock out the overload. Check for loose connections. Replacing a compressor is a major repair. The cost is $600.00-$750.00. Rule of thumb; "If the cost of the repair is 1/3 or more of the purchase price of the unit, Buy new".

Oct 22, 2014 | Maytag Refrigerators

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Put on a new overload/relay with start capacitor, it failed in 6 hours


Compressor getting overheated, or the replaced part is of very low quality,go for branded parts.

Replacement parts can be purchased at any of the following web sites:

searspartsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

partsselect.com

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Before going to buy any parts directly.
Go through this troubleshooting help links.

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This is list of refrigerator problems, which is normally faced in refrigerator.
You can go through the details, by clicking the link below:---

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Refrigerator is not cooling properly?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/refrigerator-is-not-cooling-properly.html
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Both refrigerator and freezer not cooling properly in refrigerator?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/both-refrigerator-and-freezer-not.html
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The ice maker not working: ---
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/ice-maker-stopped-working.html

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http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/10/compressor-not-running-on-refrigerator.html
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Water dispenser not working on refrigerator?
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Ice maker stopped making ice?

http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-stopped-making-ice.html

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Water Overflows in Ice maker and freezes inside?

http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/water-overflows-in-ice-maker-and.html

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How to replace Ice maker assembly?

http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/how-to-replace-ice-maker-assembly.html

These will help.

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Dec 22, 2012 | Maytag Refrigerators

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How to test compressor on refrigerator


take an ohmmeter set on the RX1 or the lowest resistance setting,take either lead from the single pin on the compressor and touch one of the other pins,then touch the other pin you will read between 7 and 11 ohms,then touch the 2 pins that are side by side you will read the sum total of the first 2 readings of about 11 ohms,don't worry if readings aren't exact then from each pin separately touch one lead to a bare spot on the compressor body to each pin,you should NOT read ANY resistance from ground(coimpressor case) to each pin or the motor/compressor is internally shorted

Aug 27, 2012 | GE Refrigerators

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Then refrigerator and freezer are not operating. I suspect the compressor relay P/N 61006293. When I read across the female pins of the relay with an ohm meter I read a short. Should this relay read...


what you are checking in the female pins are the start and run winding at the same time. first check compressor with a meter. go from common to start, then common to run, add these two together and if you go from start to run you should get this total, let me know.

Mar 12, 2011 | Maytag MSD2756G Side by Side Refrigerator

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My DCF550W just stopped working. Yes - it is plugged in, and the breaker is not tripped! There is no response to dialing the temperatiure control to any position. It sure sounds like the overload protector...


Hello,

Welcome to FixYa.

I suspect by your description the freezer either has a faulty overload protector as you mentioned (no there is no reset) or the compressor itself is seized.

If you feel like you can trouble shoot further I`ve provided the following info to assist you or you may decide to call a professional appliance technician as I would suggest.

I don`t know the age of your fridge, but I should mention...

** Most of the manufacturers of fridges/freezers have 5 to 10 years sealed system warranty which would include the compressor but not the electrical starting devices i.e., the overload & relay. Check your owners manual, it is the ultimate authority on warranty no matter what anyone else tells you according to.**

If you have a multi- meter you can check the compressor to see if the windings are ok.

**First, Unplug the freezer**

Remove the panel at the back or side down at the bottom. This should gain you access to the compressor.

On the side of the compressor will be the start relay/overload assembly such as this image...it may be enclosed in a black plastic cover as well.

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Pull off the relay & overload and you'll see 3 pins in the form of a triangle...

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With a meter measure between any 2 pins at one time, going between each pin with one remaining on a "common" pin.

You'll want 3 measurement's, similar to this example- 6ohms, 3ohms, and 9ohms.

On some meters you may simply get a reading of "0" ohms, as long as the needle moves off of "infinity" which would indicate an "open" winding=not good !

If following that, the readings are good, purchase a hard start kit. Part # HS410 also known as a 3in1 starter kit.

i.e.

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The above package contains info and hardware on how to connect it.


NOTE : the HS410 ( 3 in 1 ) should be considered just a temporary "fix" as opposed to an actual "repair" in should not be relied on for long term reliability or safety, but rather the factory replacemnet, double check with your model number.

Hope that help`s move you forward if nothing else. If so please take a second and rate the reply and a testimony to your inquiry you received here at FixYa.

Thank you and good luck.

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Hotpoint future freezer red light stays on and motor makes buzz noise every few mins but only for about two seconds.


Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly. Your hearing the compressor Thermal overload cycle every few minutes for no more than 45 seconds. The compressor is not starting at all or it is not cycling from the start winding to the run winding so the KliXon thermal overload is tripping. That switching of windings is done by the PTC relay mounted on the side of the compressor. The Compresor part number is EMY32CLC. PTC relays can be found here:
http://www.europart.co.uk/s.nl/sc.2/category.690082/.f You will have to match your relay to the image.

I would recommend using the phone locally to purchase the relay AFTER performing the following.
POWER OFF / Unplugged WAIT 30 minutes for the compressor to cool and the coolant pressures to stabilize. After 30 minutes plug in the unit and see if the compressor starts.


POWER OFF / Unplugged
IF after 30 minutes the compressor does not restart....
1. Read the pins of the compressor to the case of the compressor. No grounds allowed.
2. Read pin 1 to pin 2 (on 2 pin compressor) you should read resistance.
3. If you have a 3 pin compressor only 2 of the 3 pins will read to each other at any given time. One for start winding and one for run winding with 3rd pin being common.

A locked compressor rotor/armature will also cause the compressor not to start. A locked rotor requires compressor replacement. (Fingers crossed lets hope that the rotor is not locked!)

Hopefully your unit will restart. A momentary loss of power will cause a compressor to hot cycle and not restart. All it takes is about a 8 second power loss to put the compressor into this no start frenzy. Do the 30 min no power thing and see what happens. (maybe save your self lots of money.)

Thanks for choosing FixYa,

Kelly





Dec 05, 2010 | Hotpoint FFA70 Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

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Compressor doesn't run but fan does, the thermal overload relay clicks on and then off. I read the resistance at the pins on the compressor, I have 12 ohms acorss the top two pins.


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Good Luck,
Gilshl

Nov 28, 2009 | Refrigerators

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HotPoint fridge clicks and the fan doesn't turn


14 vac indicates a bad motherboard.Clicking could possibly be a bad start relay on the compressor.
Relays are inexpensive. I would replace the relay and hope for the best. Next step would be the motherboard that GE has had trouble with from day one

Jul 21, 2009 | GE Refrigerators

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Not getting cold at all



. To Decide if Either your compressor is broken inside or the start components are not working properly.
Parameters’ are as follows and must MUST be true before continuing:
1 Condencer coil (outside coil) Clean and open for a ir flow
2 Condensor Fan motor is running and turning at enough speed and correct direction.
3 Voltage to the compressor is correct and supplied.
4 Decide if the compressor is Hot or warm or cold to the touch for future reference.
Cold or Hot
Could it be the compressor not running or that it has overloaded?
If you suspect the compressor try to follow this to decide your next step:
These little helps allow you to get the compressor running or decide that it needs replacing
1 Ohm the compressor terminals to ground and across to each other.
A. If any read anything to ground the compressor is bad. No Need to go further.
B. If the compressor is hot and you read through some points on the compressor motor (pins or terminals) but not through others wait up to 24 hours for an internal over load to reset. Internal type, usually AC and larger Refrigeration Compressors. Smaller refrigerator type compressors have an external over load. After 24 hours off or yours has an external overload re-ohm and see if all have readings to each other. If these read open IE No resistance between each other the compressor is bad.
Results your looking for:
Your readings between the compressor terminals should all be different and you should have 1 low 1 medium and 1 high resistance reading.
Add the low and mid reading together and the sum should be close to the highest reading. If it reads say 20% more or less then retest it a couple of times to confirm your not slipping on the terminals.
After 3 or 4 tries if the results don’t add up the compressor motor is bad. Replacement is required. Is this machine worth a new compressor? Is it still under warranty? Is the labor and all parts covered?
2 Assuming the above checks out:
Get a new Start relay (start capacitor if so equipped) relay and overload (and run capacitor if it has one) In other words everything that is external and attached to the wires or terminals on the compressor, and replace them on to the compressor. Then if it starts problem solved if it still does same thing the compressor is bad (broken mechanically inside the compressor) and you have to decide to replace compressor or replace the refrigerating compressor be it AC or Refrigeration..
A few times I have gotten a compressor to start after leaving it off for 6 to 12 hours then retrying it. See the compressor unless left off for 6 to 12 hours and sometimes as long as 24 hours Is tight due to linear expansion from heat. And about 1/2 the time it is ok after new start components are installed. The other 1/2 the compressor will be ok for a day or 2 then stop again. Most likely from a “hard spot” in the movement of the internal parts in the compressor.

Apr 18, 2009 | Refrigerators

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The S terminal should read zero when you invert the relay. The M terminal should be zero at all times through the relay. If you follow the coil wires on the relay you will find they go from the line connection to the M terminal. M meaning main or run terminal. When current is drawn through the M terminal it pulls in the contact for start to the S terminal. When the compressor comes up to speed the current drops off and the start contact opens allowing the compressor to continue to run on the M terminal.

Sep 14, 2008 | Freezers

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