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I have a GE gas cooktop M#JGP989BK2BB the customer spilled

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I have a GE gas cooktop M#JGP989BK2BB the customer spilled water when cleaning and now the fan stays on. I diagnosed it as a faultly fan switch. The problem is the motors overload capacitor cracked and was leaking some lead or whaver that stuff is thats in there. I can not find a replacement anywhere. Can I use an equaly rated one and just wire it? The capacitor is a Vim. MEC12B [7.5] uf.u 370c vac 85c mosh(II)
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You could use any capacitor as long as it is rated the same or close to.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.


I cant seem to find one from my distributor. Could you give me a part number or a decent website.


 

Heres a link to one. CLICK HERE
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


I do not know much about the ratings of capacitors I just want to make sure that is the right one mine says 7.5 uf.u the one on the website says mfd


 

They should be the same.

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