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GT1521NECW Maytag Refrigerator - Overview

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$8.27

Shelf Retainer Bar End Cap

Sold individually.

$23.36

Bimetal Defrost Thermostat

This clip-on thermostat will sense the temperature increase in the evaporator during the defrost cycle and will cycle the defrost heater off after the ice or frost is melted.

$6.98

Light Rocker Switch

$41.80

Lower Door Shelf Trim

$2.03

Screw with Washer

This metallic screw is less than an inch long and comes with a plastic washer.

$2.70

SCREW

Sold individually.

$4.46

Hinge Washer

$4.46

Lower Hinge Pin

This lower hinge pin is just over an inch long. It is black in color and is made of plastic. It is located on the bottom part of the door hinge.

$18.09

Cold Control Knob - Fresh Food

This knob is used to change the internal temperature of a refrigerator's fresh food section.

$31.88

Clip -On Defrost Thermostat

This thermostat cuts out at 38 degrees Fahrenheit. The thermostat will sense the temperature increase in the evaporator during the defrost cycle and will cycle the defrost heater off after the ice or frost is melted.

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Lights inside refrigerator not working

  • Customer: Clint from Rayville MO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 41 of 49 people found this instruction helpful
I used a flat-head screwdriver to pop out the old light rocker switch. Then, I unplugged the wires, plugged them into the new light rocker switch, and then popped the new switch into the hole. That's it! Lights began working again. read more

water dripping inside fridge due to drain hole being frozen over wiith ice.

  • Customer: Edwin from Maplewood NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 38 of 44 people found this instruction helpful
first I diagnosed the problem with the whirlpool do-it-yourself repair manual, which was very easy to understand. as per the repair manual, "this part located on the evaporator or the back of the liner is used during the defrost cycle. This bimetal senses the temperature from the evaporator. When the temperature reaches 50-70 degrees (F) the defrost bimetal... read more

Coils frozen in refrigerator

  • Customer: robert from Martinez GA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 23 of 34 people found this instruction helpful
Cooling coils froze up. Removed back panel in freezer section. After thawing coils, manually advanced defrost timer to check if fan stopped and defrost (heat) strips energized. Fan did stop, but heating strips did not energize to thaw coils. Used electrical meter to determine circuit was open at defrost thermostat. Ordered replacement and installed in about ... read more