freezer defrost and then after some time would work.

ApplianceHotpoint Refrigerator

Modelhotpointrefrig

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Nutdriver

anthony From burke, VA

Jun 03, 2009

44 out of 46 people found this instruction helpful

one repair man said I needed freon. sears repair man said my evaporators leaked. and should buy a new fridge. I installed the parts for less than $30.
dried the freezer compartment removed back panel and asst parts. removed screws from evaporator assy and replaced def therm. soldered leads/wing nuts. removed cover from sensor temp and again connected leads. working fine.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Temperature Sensor

Part Number: PS304103

$9.20
In Stock

Defrost Thermostat

Part Number: PS1017716

$9.65
In Stock