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85978L (P1117003W L) Amana Refrigerator - Overview

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$2.52

Light Bulb - 40W

Sold individually.

$30.70

Condenser Fan Motor Kit

This condenser fan motor operates in a clockwise fashion and carries carries 2W and 115V. It comes with screws, a blade mounting nut, and a cushion. This part provides forced-air cooling for the condenser coil.

$2.70

Screw

This screw is sold individually.

$7.87

Light Rocker Switch

$19.85

Bimetal Defrost Thermostat - 6" Leads

This refrigerator defrost thermostat will cut out at 55 degrees Fahrenheit and kick back in when the temperature drops to 20 degrees Fahrenheit. This thermostat controls the defros...

$2.70

Screw

This screw is sold individually.

$3.83

SCREW

$64.53

Door Handle

If the hinges are on the left side of your refrigerator, then this white handle becomes the freezer door handle. Made mostly of plastic, this handle has a strip of metal up one side for decoration.

$94.71

Door Handle

This almond refrigerator door handle is just over eighteen inches long. ***Please Note*** If the hinges are on the left side of your refrigerator, then this handle becomes the free...

$2.70

Single Hex Head Screw

Sold individually. The size of this screw is 1/4" hex head and 10-12 x 1/2".

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My refrigerator stopped cooling and the freezer section stopped freezing

  • Customer: garth from forest lake MN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 103 of 111 people found this instruction helpful
I knew the chances of all the freon leaking out was unlikely so I looked at the wiring to the compressor and there was a capacitor and a starter/overload so i figured I would start there. I went on line and found the parts at this site and they were less than the minimum service call charge for a service tech so I figured what the heck let's give her a shot ... read more

Sometimes the condenser fan would start causing the refrigerator to overheat.

  • Customer: Tom from Franklin WI
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 86 of 89 people found this instruction helpful
Unplug the appliance.
Removed the screws holding the back panel.
Removed the fan blade.
removed 3 screws holding the condenser fan.
Remove the 3 metal brackets attached to the fan.
(First note which studs the brackets are attached to. Attach the 3 metal brackets to the new fan. (New screws were supplied)
Cut and strip the wire a... read more

Frig was hot freezer was cold. Freezer was fronzen over.

  • Customer: James from Canyon Country CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 61 of 62 people found this instruction helpful
The frig was hot but the freezer was cold. I opened the back of the freezer and found the condenser all frozen over. Upon inspecting the defrost thermostat I found that it was split open, as if water got into it and the froze breaking it open. I used a blow dryer to defrost the condenser. I then spent a long time trying to find the model on-line, even the ma... read more