3 inches of frost in Fridge, 72 degrees in Fridgerator

ApplianceRoper Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Gerald From Orangeburg, SC

Mar 02, 2010

5 out of 9 people found this instruction helpful

First defrosted it to makes sure all Air flow was opened. Tested the Defroster heater with omh meter, it was OK. Found the location of the defrost timer on the online diagrams. Used nut driver to remove cover.
Replaced timer. The hardest part was decieding how to wire it up, tis was a universal kit and depending on how it was wired as to how often the defrost ran. The firt choice was every 8 hours. Since this was going to be opened often, I picked that one.
Plugged it with in 24 hrs freezer wall mesured -5 and the fridge was at 30, so had to warm it up a bit.
Now all complaints gone, Ice making has been doing better also.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Defrost Timer Kit - 120V 60Hz

Part Number: PS376605

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