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RT21AKXHW00 Roper Refrigerator - Overview

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$7.20

Touch-Up Paint - White

18ml

$35.17

Light Socket Kit

The bulb is sold separately.

$97.31

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.

$6.60

Touch-up Paint - Black

16ml

$101.80

Freezer Door Gasket

This magnetic freezer door gasket seals the freezer door when closed and is misty beige in color.

$7.16

SHIM

$20.81

Spray Paint - Surperior Black

This is a 12oz can of black spray paint.

$51.83

Compresser Mounting Kit

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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
  • 324 of 380 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
  • 149 of 171 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

Faulty thermostat

  • Customer: Aaron from Houston, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 73 of 77 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