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RT18AKXDN01 Roper 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 RT18AKXDN01, or you can search by name or part description. You can also find your part by where it is located on the RT18AKXDN01 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 RT18AKXDN01 parts. Installation instructions provided by other do-it-yourselfers will help guide you through your repair.

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$2.91

Light Bulb - 40W

Sold individually.

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$28.79

Defrost Timer

This eight-hour defrost timer will replace most other defrost timers. This device acts like a clock. It continually advances and alternates between activating the cooling cycle and the defrost heater. The best way to make sure you get the correct timer for your refrigerator is to conduct a search for your model number.

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$57.77

Crisper Drawer

This crisper drawer is clear plastic. Sold individually.

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$19.82

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.

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$12.56

Light Rocker Switch

This light switch is triggered by the door opening and closing.

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$4.76

End Cap Trim Piece

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$17.54

Crisper Drawer Rail

This part goes in the center of the crisper shelf and acts as a support.

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$8.06

Door Shelf Retainer Bar End Cap

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$2.80

Screw with Washer

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

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$72.70

Freezer Evaporator Fan Motor with Blade

This kit includes the motor and the fan blade. This evaporator fan motor is located in the back of the freezer, and circulates air over the refrigerator coils. These coils will convert the heat into cool air, which is then circulated.

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The frost free feature of the freezer was freezing over with ice and cooling coils were being insulated with thickening frost which caused the cooling air to rise in temperature from -5 degrees to 20 degrees.

  • Customer: Lawrence from Grahamsville, NY
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 346 of 405 people found this instruction helpful
I troubleshot the problem by reading the electrical schematic and concluding the heating elements (defrost cables) were either defective or the bi-metal temp sensor was open. When closed the temp sensor completes the circuit for the current to flow through the heaters to defrost the cooling coils every 8 hours and then when the bimetal opens at 55 degrees t... 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
  • 60 of 72 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

Light Would Not Go On In The Refrigerator

  • Customer: DANIEL from MINNEAPOLIS, MN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 50 of 57 people found this instruction helpful
First I removed the old lightbulb from the socket and replaced it with a new one to confirm that the bulb was not the problem. I then pryed the socket out with a flat-head screwdriver. I could tell that the socket was anchored in its hole with clips so it was relatively easy to pry it out. Once the socket was out, I disconnected the lead wires and ordered... read more