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RT21AKXGW00 Roper Refrigerator - Overview

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$2.91

Light Bulb - 40W

Sold individually.

$36.07

Handle End Cap Kit

This kit includes both upper and lower door handle end caps for both freezer and fresh food door handles. This is only available in chrome. All other colors are discontinued. Handle is NOT included. Handles must be ordered separately.

$35.17

Light Socket Kit

The bulb is sold separately.

$7.22

Touch-Up Paint - White

18ml

$96.22

Fresh Food Door Gasket

This misty beige door gasket is used to seal the refrigerator door when closed to keep the cool air inside and the room air out.

$11.07

Spray Paint - 12 oz. - White

$44.80

Compressor Relay and Overload

May differ in appearance, but functions same as original. The overload protects a motor from overheating and the relay boosts the compressor.

Run Capacitor

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

$74.75

Door Handle Kit of 2 - Black

Almond and white handle no longer available. NOTE: As per the manufacture the handle may have to be cut to fit.

$6.80

Touch-up Paint - Black

16ml

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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
  • 321 of 377 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

We were getting ice forming in the freezer compartment and water in the frig compartment

  • Customer: Teri from West Valley City, UT
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 148 of 169 people found this instruction helpful
A. remove food from freezer and store in cooler etc.
B. turn off frig with dial in main compartment, then pull frig out away from wall and unplug and remove the cover ( It is located at the bottom of the frig and may be cardboard and contains a handfull of 1/4" screws) exposing the compressor and drain tube (this is a good time to vacume the compress... 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
  • 55 of 67 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