Refrigerator not getting cold. Frost in freezer

ApplianceHotpoint Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Dan From Bethel Park, PA

Nov 17, 2013

First replaced the defrost sensor. Same issue. Tested ohms on heat element basically open. Very high resistance Mega Ohms. Ordered new element 21 ohms. Installed 30 minutes. Only needed a Phillips. Set Frig on 5 setting and working well.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Defrost Heater and Bracket Assembly

Part Number: PS303781

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