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DF12J Maytag Freezer - Overview

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If you know the freezer repair part you need, you can browse the list of all parts on the DF12J, or you can search by name or part description. You can also find your part by where it is located on the DF12J by selecting a section below. If you’re not sure which part you need, you can narrow your search by selecting a common symptom and we’ll show you the repair parts most likely to fix your freezer. We’ve also included any installation videos we have for DF12J parts. Installation instructions provided by other do-it-yourselfers will help guide you through your repair.

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$31.53

Run Capacitor

This part helps the compressor kick on and off while maintaining a constant temperature to keep things frozen in your freezer.

$2.70

Screw

This screw is sold individually.

$4.11

SCREW

$2.70

Screw

This screw is sold individually.

$3.96

Gate Support - Right Hand

$3.86

BARRIER

$34.95

Overload

This part provides added protection for the compressor motor because it protects against excessive current and excessive temperature use.

$17.55

Freezer Door Key

$45.59

OVERLOAD

$31.43

Compressor Start Relay

Overload is sold separately. The start relay briefly boosts the compressor, and then shuts off as soon as the motor gets up to speed.

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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
  • 70 of 78 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

The handle on my freezer had broken.

  • Customer: Jo Anne from Schuyler NE
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 11 of 12 people found this instruction helpful
Took out the 2 screws that held the old handle in place. I then lined up the holes on the new handle and put the same screws back in being careful to put the shorter one in the bottom hole. When I had tightened the screws I put on the face plate to cover the screw heads and now my frezzer looks like new again!!!!! read more

The Freezer defrosted and everything on the top and the bottom spoiled

  • Customer: Jorge from Miami FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 4 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
i had used your web site before and i read several problems that your readers had. i went to the back of the unit, removed the bottom cover and right there the i found the run capacitor and i chaged it. since i had only ordered this part to save money i went back and ordered the Start Device which when i took it off it was completely burned. the replacement ... read more