refrigerator not cold. and keeps striping the circuit breaker and shutting off other appliances using the same circuit.

ApplianceWhirlpool Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Socket set

kevin From Antelope, CA

Aug 28, 2012

what I discovered is the condenser fan is still operating but not strong another word insufficient cooling for the condenser. therefore, it's getting too hot and shutting off and stripped the circuit breaker. After installing the new condenser fan, it gets back in business. it's quite simple. Just unplug the unit off, uncover the bottom back cover and there you see compressor, condenser fan and other good stuff. there you unscrew the nut in front of the condenser fan and remove the fan, then it expose the two screws that holding the fan motor, remove these screws and take out the motor. and just install the new fan motor kit in and there you have it. plug it back to the wall and there it goes

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Condenser Fan Motor Kit

Part Number: PS1957416

In Stock