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hello i have a ge fridge modle lh-110 the compressor just quit

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hello i have a ge fridge modle lh-110 the compressor just quit running. Where could i get a replacment compressor? and how would i change it? Thanks
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 4 years ago.
Hello and thank you for using this service,

How old is this unit adn do you have the complete model off the tag? I am not sure if that is a good model unless this thing is really old.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


I think my mother bought it in 1955

Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 4 years ago.
Obviously that compressor is not made anymoe, this is one you could buy and put in it that would be fine with R12..which is what you would need.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.


Ok what is the best way to put this in. should i use compression fittings or should I flare the tube and put unions in? allso how would i charge it.

Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 4 years ago.
You would braze the lines in and yes flare the tubing, the compressor comes with a few cut off pieces of tubing for different applications. Now you need special licensing to install freon in a system. The replacement gas for R12 is MP39 some refrigeration companies may have some left over R-12 otherwise you have to use MP39..You would also need a charging scale to weigh it in to the system and freon gauges plus a refrigeration vacuum pump to do the job.