Refrigerator froze up, everything a block of ice

ApplianceAmana Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

James From Lapeer, MI

Aug 01, 2011

7 out of 11 people found this instruction helpful

Empty freezer to find defrost thermostat, turned off refrigerator, waited for ice to melt. Unpluged unit. Clipped lead wires to thermostat. Trimmed excsess wire on new defrost thermostat, installed butt connector(with heat shrink) to thermostat and then to leads in refrigerator. Heated connector until heat shrink, shrunk down around wires. Let it run for a few days to see if everything was working...and then button it back up.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Defrost Thermostat

Part Number: PS2068578

In Stock