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RB17EY-2A (5C43A) Magic Chef Refrigerator - Overview

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$3.88

Light Bulb - 40W

This an authentic OEM 40-Watt replacement light bulb, used in a number of household appliances. It is specially designed to withstand extreme temperatures, which is why these repla...

$11.11

Light Rocker Switch

This light rocker light switch is used in a number of household appliances. It is most often found in refrigerators and freezers. This is a simple mechanism that helps turn the light in your appliance on and off. If the door of your appliance is open the light should be on, and if the door is closed the light should be off. Your appliance door is opened and closed frequently, meaning the mechanism may wear out over time. It is not uncommon that this part will need to be replaced. You may need a putty knife to release the mounting tab and remove the faulty rocker switch. To install the new one, simply attach the wires and snap it into place in the liner of your refrigerator or freezer.

$3.02

Screw

This is a multi-use and multi-appliance screw. It can be used on a microwave, refrigerator, range/oven, air conditioner, dehumidifier, washer, or dryer. The measurements of this sc...

$37.73

Condenser Fan Motor Kit

This condenser fan motor kit is designed for use with refrigerators. This fan draws air through the condenser coils and over the compressor. It does this with the goal of cooling the warm refrigerant before it enters the evaporator. When your fan or fan motor is not working your refrigerator will not cool properly. This is a 2-Watt, 115 Volt motor that rotates the fan in a counter clockwise direction. This kit includes the hardware needed for installation, and a set of instructions. Before you begin any repair work make sure to unplug your appliance.

$2.98

Screw

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$70.21

Evaporator Fan Motor - 115V 60Hz - Blade NOT Included

This is an evaporator fan motor for a refrigerator. The fan motor circulates air through the refrigerator to the fresh food compartment for efficient cooling. It is just over three inches long. It is made of both metal and plastic, and is made up of black, white, and metallic pieces. Disconnect power from your refrigerator before starting the repair because you will be working near electrical circuits. This is an authentic replacement part that is sourced directly from the original manufacturer. It is important to note that the blade is sold separately and is not included with the evaporator fan motor.

$5.06

Door Shelf Trim Retainer

This door shelf trim retainer is just over one inch long. It is all white in color and it is made entirely of plastic.

$96.92

Cold Control Thermostat

The cold control thermostat works with both room air conditioner units and refrigerators. It cycles on and off regularly to keep your appliance cold. You should replace your thermostat is if your appliance is not able to regulate temperature internally. To make this repair you will need a screwdriver set and a wrench set. Wiring is included.

$40.41

Defrost Thermostat - With Wire and Clip

This refrigerator defrost thermostat will cut out at 80 degrees Fahrenheit and kick back when the temperature drops to 15 degrees Fahrenheit.

$33.77

6-Hour Defrost Timer

This part may appear different than the original, but will function the same. This device acts like a clock. It continually advances and alternates between activating the cooling cycle and the defrost heater.

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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
  • 138 of 149 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

Lights inside refrigerator not working

  • Customer: Clint from Rayville, MO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 73 of 87 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

cocktails running out of ice

  • Customer: Craig from Westminster, CA
  • Difficulty: Very Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench (Adjustable), Wrench set
  • 52 of 57 people found this instruction helpful
filled both ice cube trays up with water and placed in the freezer.. within hours my ice oproduction was doubled! no more warm cocktails : ) read more