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Compressor Starting Device Kit

Part Number: AP3885081
MFG Part Number: 8201786
Made by: Whirlpool
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Due to manufacturer changes wiring may be different than the original.

Genuine Whirlpool part. Whirlpool brands include Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Magic Chef, Admiral, Norge, Roper, and others. See all items in Refrigerator Relay, Overload, Capacitor.
Whirlpool also makes various appliance models for Sears / Kenmore.

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Part Number 8201786 (AP3885081) replaces 2188830, 8201532, 8201531, 1177466, 2188829, 2188832, 2188833, 2188844, 2188845, 2188846, 2188847, 2212193, 2212194, 2216697, 2216722, 2220474, 2220475, 2220476, 2220477, AH993073, EA993073, PS993073.

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Compressor would not run unit had been in abandoned apartment for 6 years Richard L. • Wind Gap, PA • June 19, 2014
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How to Replace Compressor Starting Device Kit #8201786

Step by step instructions on how to replace a Compressor Starting Device Kit #8201786 for Refrigerator made by Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Roper, Kenmore, Estate. Note: This video is intended to give you the general idea of the part replacement procedure. Your appliance may differ depending on the manufacturer and model.


 

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Part Number: AP3885081 Made by WHIRLPOOL I am having trouble understanding how this part will attach to the compresser. My compressor has three male parts in a triangular pattern. I do not see three female holes on this replacement part to attach to the compressor. The connecton to the electrical looks similar to the part I took off so no problem there.

Dan for Model Number GD5THGXK503

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Whirlpool SidebySide Model ED5PHEXM00. The starter relay is fried, found replacement part No AP3885081, but want to know if these burn up on their own or if there is usually another cause i.e. Compressor? Also is there a way to test if the capacitor which plugs into the relay is ok. At $100 I didn't want to just start replacing parts.

Bruce

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So heres the issue im having. I was walking out the door this morning and I heard my fridge making burning sounds. I opened up the back and can see that there is about to be a fire and smoke started coming from everywere. I unpluged it and started looking around. I see were its coming from around the area were this part is at ap3885081. I touched some wires and they are shorting out. Can you help me figure it out? Its on the back of the compressor.

Steven for Model Number ed2chqxkq00

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I see in your starting device kit instruction egy 80 or 90 hlp. My compressor show equ 70 hlc. Will your kit work for me? Thanks.

Marcel for Model Number maytag plus mtb1956gew

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Relay inside the compressor starting device is burnt. I have the white box with wire connector using retaining clip type, but no capacitor. Do I need to purchase the kit and replace the whole device or can I just buy and replace the relay?

Jon for Model Number ED5NHGXMQ00

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I received part # AP3885081 - Compressor starting device from you. I checked compatibility. There are two devices in the kit. Neither are like the one on my KitchenAid. From the pictures on the written instructions it looks as if I install per Style 2: Discrete. Is that the one with the red dot or the one with the black dot? Also, the compressor terminals on this compressor are set up with 2 on top and one on bottom. Uhm? Does that mean I reverse the installation? Thanks. A video on this installation would be helpful.

Sataly for Model Number KSRB25FHBT05

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