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CHANGING OLD WHIRLPOOL FRIDGE MOTOR FOR NEW THE CONNECTIONS

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CHANGING OLD WHIRLPOOL FRIDGE MOTOR FOR NEW THE CONNECTIONS ARE DIFFERENT IS THERE A EASY SOLUTION
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 5 years ago.

Hi,Welcome to Just Answer, My name is XXXXX XXXXX forward to helping you today.

 

how many wires are there? what color?

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
OLD MOTOR HAS 2 WHITES, 1 RED AND A GREEN WHICH I ASSUME IS RED LIVE WHITES NEGATIVE?? GREEN EARTH NEW MOTOR HAS I GREEN 2 BLACK? NEW MOTOR LOOKS NEARLY THE SAME
Expert:  Bryan replied 5 years ago.

on the old motor hookup where the two white wires connected? do you have a model # XXXXX the refrigerator?

 

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
BOTH WHITES ARE CONNECTED MODEL WHIRLPOOL FRIDGE FREEZER 3XEC5THGKB00 OR ARZ726/B . MOTOR HAS NOW STOPPED AND REAR GETTING HOT?
Expert:  Bryan replied 5 years ago.
is this the motor you received?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
CORRCTED
Expert:  Bryan replied 5 years ago.
okay, white and red go to the black wires on the new motor and the green is ground .
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
DOES IT MATTER WHICH RED OR WHITES GO TO WHICH BLACKS
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
BEFORE I CUT THE WIRES DOES IT MATTER WHICH RED GOES TO WHICH BLACK
Expert:  Bryan replied 5 years ago.
no it doesn't , either one.