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RT18AKXKQ05 Roper Refrigerator - Overview

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$15.20

Defrost Timer Kit

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 an...

$76.26

Condenser Fan Motor Kit

This kit includes the motor, fan blade, wire harness and screws. NOTE: The manufacturer has changed the product to appear different than the original, but will still function the same as the original part. It is an OEM factory replacement.

$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.

$45.28

Evaporator Fan Motor - 60Hz 120V

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. NOTE: This motor uses 2 brackets which are sold separately.

$2.70

SCREW

$6.98

Light Rocker Switch

$3.96

End Cap Trim Piece

$3.76

Door Shelf Retainer Bar End Cap

$12.00

Crisper Drawer Rail

$60.00

Crisper Drawer

This part is located at the bottom of the refrigerator.

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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
  • 205 of 245 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

Seven year old condenser fan was making noise when it was running.

  • Customer: Josue from Jacksonville NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 103 of 108 people found this instruction helpful
The process to repair was very simple, I removed the back of the refrigerator to expose the motor area. I then removed three screws that held the condenser motor in place. once it was loose I detactched the electrical harness and removed the old motor. I then placed the new motor in place and secured it with the screws and reattached the new electrical harne... read more

Faulty thermostat

  • Customer: Aaron from Houston TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 51 of 53 people found this instruction helpful
My refrigerator is approximately seven years old (date of manufacture: 2001). I had come home twice in the last month to find that it had not been running for several hours (ice melted, milk spoiled, etc.) but it would start running again if I twisted the thermostat knob. So, I ordered a new thermostat. First I removed the 1/4" hex screw that held the pla... read more