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RT18DKXHW01 Roper Refrigerator - Overview

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$62.25

Crisper Drawer

The crisper drawer is clear plastic and is located inside the refrigerator. It is used to store fruits and vegetables at a certain temperature to ensure food will last longer. If y...

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$28.79

Defrost Timer

This refrigerator defrost timer kit is designed to fix issues with your refrigerator temperature as well as symptoms such as the defrost cycle not working, build up of ice in the freezer, and unfamiliar noises from the timer. This device acts like a clock by continually switching between the cooling cycle and defrost heater, depending on the temperature of the refrigerator. If this part is not working, it can lead to temperature fluctuations in your refrigerator. Search for your model number to ensure the correct part is ordered. The tools used for this replacement is a 1/4 inch nut driver and Phillips head screwdriver.

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$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...

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$6.38

End Cap Trim Piece

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$7.01

Door Shelf Retainer Bar End Cap

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$20.01

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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$18.66

Crisper Drawer Rail

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

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$2.96

Screw

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$32.86

Light Socket Kit

The light socket in your refrigerator houses the light bulb and connects it to the power source. If your refrigerator light is not coming on when you open the door, you may need to...

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$20.75

Compartment Door

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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
  • 361 of 423 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

Faulty thermostat

  • Customer: Aaron from Houston, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 76 of 81 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

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