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RSWA278AAE Admiral Refrigerator - Overview

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If you know the refrigerator repair part you need, you can browse the list of all parts on the RSWA278AAE, or you can search by name or part description. You can also find your part by where it is located on the RSWA278AAE 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 refrigerator. We’ve also included any installation videos we have for RSWA278AAE parts. Installation instructions provided by other do-it-yourselfers will help guide you through your repair.

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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...

$96.00

Replacement Ice Maker

This is a replacement ice maker. This assembly includes the ice mold and the control device. The water inlet valve pumps water into the mold, which stays there until it is frozen solid and ejected into the storage bucket. The process continues until the bucket is full. This replacement part does not include the cover, shut off arm, wire harness, or the mounting hardware. You will need to use the existing pieces, or order those separately. You will need a nut driver to successfully install this part. Unplug your appliance before you begin any repair work.

$3.02

Screw

This screw is sold individually.

$47.35

Capacitor

This capacitor is also known as a run capacitor, and it is most often used in refrigerators and freezers. This part provides the voltage or energy current required to start the compressor and keep it running. It allows the compressor in your appliance to easily cycle on and off. Doing so enables the appliance to effortlessly maintain its internal temperature. If the capacitor is faulty your refrigerator or freezer might be too warm, or you may notice the compressor will hum, but it will not run. When replacing your capacitor, you should check the old one for any signs of damage, overheating, or arcing, as that may suggest there is a bigger problem with your appliance.

$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 lig...

$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.

$44.17

Run Capacitor

This part helps the compressor kick on and off while maintaining a constant temperature to keep things frozen in your freezer. If you are noticing temperature issues with your refr...

$3.02

Hose Clamp

This hose clamp is used in a wide variety of household appliances. Most often it is found in washers, dishwashers, refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers, garbage disposals, or air conditioners. This clamp is used to securely attach a hose to another part of your appliance, which helps prevent leaks from those connections. Depending on the appliance, it can attach hoses to drain pumps, water inlet valves, pressure switches, and injector nozzles. We recommend you refer to model-specific diagrams for appropriate uses and exact placement. This hose clamp is made of metal, and is sold individually. To access and replace this part you will need a nut driver, pliers, and screwdrivers. Before you begin any repair work, make sure you have unplugged your appliance, and shut off the water supply if applicable.

$5.21

BULB-LIGHT

Sold individually. This bulb is a 7-watt appliance incandescent light bulb. This appliance light bulb is two inches long. It is used for many clothes dryers. You will need a Philli...

$28.84

Icemaker Shut Off Arm

When the icemaker shut off arm is high enough the icemaker will shut off and no more ice will be made until the level of ice in the bin drops. Also, the icemaker can be turned off by lifting the arm all the way to the top until in a locked position. If your icemaker is dispensing too much ice or is not making enough ice, you may have to replace the icemaker shut off arm. This part is made of white plastic and metal. This icemaker shut off arm may differ in design from your previous part. However, the part will still perform the same function.

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Icemaker producing few or no cubes and often leaving "kling-ons" on ice tray

  • Customer: Bernie from Diamond Bar, CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 722 of 764 people found this instruction helpful
Interior surface of ice tray felt rough & flaky (coating deteriorated) so cubes would not release.
Unplug appliance.
Remove timer cover by hand pressure @ edge.
Remove single attachment screw & bracket at lower front of icemaker.
Disconnect wiring harness from socket @ rear of compartment.
Tricky part was determining what type of con... read more

Water overflowed ice maker turnning ice bucket into solid mass of ice

  • Customer: Harry from Grand Ledge, MI
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 255 of 330 people found this instruction helpful
My ice maker has been shedding its non-stick coating for over a year. Within the last month of so, it started pouring water into the ice bucket below, turning it into a solid mass of ice. So I purchased a new ice maker assembly. I encountered two problems not mentioned in the 21 or so do-it-yourselfer repair stories that precede this one. First problem: o... read more

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
  • 217 of 241 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