Author Topic: Maytag Skybox, need to revive it! Compressor issue?  (Read 695 times)

Offline xivstealthx

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Maytag Skybox, need to revive it! Compressor issue?
« on: January 05, 2014, 01:54:12 PM »
Hi, I have a maytag skybox, and it's been just sitting stored away for so many years and I finally took it out. I turn it on, and the compressor begins to get hot. Inside the dispensers, it's blowing air, not hot, not cold. The compressor turns on, and you can hear it turned on by a distinctive bzzzz noise/vibration. At first, 20mins into it being turned on, it vends from all 4 dispensers. Then a few hours later it stops vending totally and just gives up. The relay isn't burned out, and every cable is on perfectly, and nothing is visibly damaged. I need help to decide on what to do. Should I purchase a new relay 3 in 1 kit, or should I look into purchasing this
http://www.ebay.com/itm/MAYTAG-SKYBOX-COMPRESSOR-STARTING-COMPONENTS-/150631572035?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2312576243

I really have no idea what to do. I've looked into this issue and many people report having it being hot, but no vibration. I have vibration, it's hums, and it vibrates, but it's just hot.


Basically:
Compressor is hot
Compressor turns on, hums, buzzs
Can't tell if it's the relay, or compressor
Maybe it needs a freon recharge?



Hopefully someone still here has or had a skybox and can help me.

Thanks
« Last Edit: January 05, 2014, 01:58:36 PM by xivstealthx »

Offline xivstealthx

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Re: Maytag Skybox
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2014, 06:33:49 PM »


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