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Offline bobbyflagg

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Whpl fridge - Model# GC5SHAXVY00 - not running.
« on: January 22, 2012, 08:14:54 AM »

I am working on a Whpl fridge. model# GC5SHAXVY00 - it is a side by side unit.  It has power, all lights and front panel by the dispenser is working, but the compressor does not start.  It has a circuit board on the compressor - it is getting power, but nothing is happening.  Where to start?



Offline niobrara

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Re: Whpl fridge - Model# GC5SHAXVY00 - not running.
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2012, 10:32:33 AM »
If power to your inverter ,ohm your compressor. all windings should read the same. If that checks replace the inverter.

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Re: Whpl fridge - Model# GC5SHAXVY00 - not running.
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2012, 10:42:05 AM »
I agree,

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Re: Whpl fridge - Model# GC5SHAXVY00 - not running.
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2012, 10:44:17 AM »
AP4409832 inverter part number

Offline bobbyflagg

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Re: Whpl fridge - Model# GC5SHAXVY00 - not running.
« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2012, 06:18:27 PM »
Ok - Once I replace the inverter - what are the steps to ensure the fridge starts up and runs.  Do I have to take it through diagnostics? or keep it unplugged for 7 minutes or ? 

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Re: Whpl fridge - Model# GC5SHAXVY00 - not running.
« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2012, 06:38:47 PM »
compressor should start within 5 minutes.

Offline bobbyflagg

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Re: Whpl fridge - Model# GC5SHAXVY00 - not running.
« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2012, 06:54:09 PM »
No special sequence or anything?  I will provide feedback tomorrow.   thank you.

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Re: Whpl fridge - Model# GC5SHAXVY00 - not running.
« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2012, 07:52:39 AM »
This fridge also has 2 control boards.  Can these be tested?

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Re: Whpl fridge - Model# GC5SHAXVY00 - not running.
« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2012, 06:28:09 AM »
New Inverter and old inverter - no change in the fridge.  I tested the DC values from the control board and they appear to be good.  The fridge is only  2 years old per the home owner and they purchased from a local proprietor.  She is going to them to replace.