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I have new parts for a whirlpool refrigerator and I cant remember

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I have new parts for a whirlpool refrigerator and I can't remember the wiring sequence to install them. The start/overload part #(NNN) NNN-NNNNand relay #(NNN) NNN-NNNN There is a Red, White and Green wire. Can you help me with the placement of these wires?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  The Home Smithy replied 8 years ago.


what is the model number of your unit, please?

Customer: replied 8 years ago.

Make: Whirlpool Freezer on top

Model #: ET8GHMXLQ0 2

Ser #: EP3710590


I have had a diificult time matching the model # XXXXX it doesn't show up on any web site. The last number is XXXXX only number thta doesn't match. When I odered the parts, I had to use the part numbers and match them up by the pictures.

Customer: replied 8 years ago.

It looks like the compressor is shot on the refrigerator. I was able to figure out the wiring by going to the Embraco compressor web site. I am not very happy with Whirpool. This is the second time this refrigerator has stopped working and it's only four years old.