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ARe the linear compressors in the Kenmore equivalent to the linear compressors in the LG refrigerators?

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Hello David,

  • Yes, Kenmore Refrigerators use LG Compressors.
  • There are two types of controllers used in the linear compressor system.
- The "E"-inverter system is used with the FC75LANE compressor.
- The "A"-inverter system is used with the FC90LANA compressor.
  • The two types are not interchangeable because the FC75LANE uses an Inverter CVCF (Constant Voltage Constant Frequency)
and the FC90LANA an Inverter VVVF (Variable Voltage Variable Frequency)
Here is a link you may find helpful.
Good Luck,
JP

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