Quote Originally Posted by philjafo View Post
The company I work for has been putting them on for a long time and I can't say that I see fewer failed compressors with hard starts because failed compressors are fairly infrequent. However I will say that I almost never see a bad run capacitor unless the hard start has also failed.
My experience has been different. I have replaced many bad compressor run caps on condensers that had OEM start kits that were good.