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Online haroldsappliance

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Ge washer capacitor on fire.
« on: January 15, 2013, 05:10:22 PM »

Ge washer capacitor on fire. Model # wdsr2120j6ww. I've witnessed two fires in the last week and none previously. Part # wh12x10462 has there been a recall on such or has anyone had numerous situations?

Offline AJ

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Re: Ge washer capacitor on fire.
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2013, 06:10:49 AM »
I have not seen any yet.

Offline Dalandlord

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Re: Ge washer capacitor on fire.
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2016, 12:00:03 AM »
I'm wondering if The GE washer having a TDK capacitor in them means GE thinks as much of their capacitors as I do. It seems like every condensing unit I see comes from the factory with a GE capacitor in them.  Once they get past about 6-7 years old my only question is: Do you want to change it or just buy a replacement and keep it in stock because it is on borrowed time.   If it's my unit I just swap it and leave the working pull out on sight in case of a failure and not have a new one handy when I can't get one for a day or two.

They just don't seem to make them like they used too. But else is I guess.


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