Freezer Cold - Refrigerator Warm

ApplianceRoper Refrigerator

ModelRT14BKXKQ03

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

William From Fairfield Glade, TN

Jul 23, 2011

2 out of 6 people found this instruction helpful

After searching online to diagnose the issue with my refrigerator being warm and the freezer being cold and not shutting off to defrost I decided to get the defrost timer kit. The kit arrived within 2 day. With the directions included, after unplugging the appliance for safety, I installed it relatively quickly with only a screwdriver . I then plugged it back in and it immediately went to defrost. I thought, wow I have it fixed. Well unbeknownst to me it still didn't cool in the fridge area. After doing more internet research I found a suggestion to unplug the fridge for 24 hours to unthaw ice that may be lodged between the freezer and fridge that is blocking the distribution of cold air into the fridge. After doing this, it now works like a charm.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Defrost Timer Kit

Part Number: PS376605

$15.20
In Stock