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RT18AKXKT01 Roper Refrigerator - Overview

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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...

$47.35

Capacitor

This part helps the compressor kick on and off while maintaining a constant temperature to keep things frozen in your freezer.

$84.92

Icemaker

This kit includes everything needed to install the new icemaker. Note: This part has been updated by the manufacturer, it may differ in appearance but will still function the sam...

$11.43

Light Rocker Switch

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

$30.08

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.

$4.67

End Cap Trim Piece

Sold individually.

$16.11

Crisper Drawer Rail

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

$7.78

Door Shelf Retainer Bar End Cap

$20.80

Compartment Door

$75.62

Glass Shelf

Glass Only. Frame not included.

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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
  • 350 of 412 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

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
  • 198 of 221 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

Faulty thermostat

  • Customer: Aaron from Houston, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 75 of 80 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