water dripping into refrigerator from top vents during defrost cycle.

ApplianceAmana Refrigerator

ModelTC18NL

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

NICHOLAS From PARMA, OH

Oct 26, 2013

Replaced both the defrost timer and defrost thermostat hoping this would cure the problem. I tried to defrost by using a hair dryer on the upper right corner of the refrigerator. This temporarily cured the problem. It seemed the drain was plugged with ice. I turned the knob on the defrost timer clockwise about 1/3 rd. It is now running with out dripping for over a week. Temperature is stable in both the freezer and refrigerator now.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Bimetal Defrost Thermostat - 6" Leads

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