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Bryan, Home Appliance Technician
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Hi Randy. I saw your answer to another Frigidaire question.

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Hi Randy. I saw your answer to another Frigidaire question. Sounds like I also have a bad start relay. A repair guy told me it would be $200 with parts and labor. That sounds crazy for a $270 unit! So, would it be possible for me to replace the start relay myself? I think it might be almost impossible to find parts. That's another issue. It's a Frigidaire 4.4 CF - Model FRT045GM. I bought it used. Looks to be a Lowe's model. Any help you can give will be greatly appreciated! Tom in Ventura, CA
you can do this yourself its not that hard, your model # XXXXX't comming up though can you recheck it?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
OK. I got the number right off the back of the unit .. here it is ..

FRT04L5DM0 Serial # XXXXX

Then I found this on the internet

This is it. If this gets me closer to finding a solution, please let me know.

Sorry about the bad model # XXXXX initially! I was going off of the model of similar unites I found online. This is straight from the unit in my home. Thanks!

you can use that 3 in one start kit on your refrigerator and its not to hard to install and comes with instructions, Part 965237but this one is probably closer to your original. Part(NNN) NNN-NNNN width=you would need to check it and get a # XXXXX it, you can get these @ and for the 3 in one, either one should work. hope this helps, thanks Bryan
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Thanks, Randy. Just one more question, then I'll stop bugging you. I also saw this mentioned as a possible replacement part - Supco RCO-410. I think it's a 3-in-1 relay/switch. And when you talk about getting a number off the part, do you mean blowing up the 2nd picture and looking for the part number on it? I just want to be sure what part # XXXXX're referring to and where to look for it. Thanks! Tom
ok Tom what I meant was take the relay off your compressor and the should be a # XXXXX the side take that # XXXXX go to this site and put the # XXXXX and it will bring up the original. then you will know how much the original is, (probably more than the rco-410 )which is the 3 in one kit, thanks Bryan
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Ah. OK. Got it! And my relay should look more like the 2nd photo (2-wire) than the first (3-in-1). Now I know what I'm looking for! Thanks so much! I think I got it now!
no problem , well wishes and thanks Bryan