Defroster quit working. The freezer would frost up and not cool the fridge or freezer properly.

ApplianceHotpoint Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

carol From Du Bois, IL

Mar 25, 2009

1 out of 1 people found this instruction helpful

First I removed the two screws that hold the element in place. I then pulled the element out about 3 inches and disconnected the two wires.Threw away the old defroster. Put the new one in. I had to reroute the blue wire over to the right hand side and plugged it in.Put the back on. put the shelves in and I was done! We had this done just about 3 years ago and it cost us about $175. The cost of this repair was only $38.05 with shipping and all! What a great deal! Thanks so much PartSelect!

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Defrost Heater Harness Kit

Part Number: PS1993872

In Stock