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RTCA216BAE Admiral Refrigerator - Overview

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Replacement Ice Maker

NOTE: This replacement ice maker mechanism does NOT come with a cover,shut off arm, a wire harness, or the mounting hardware. Must be ordered separately.


Light Bulb - 40W

Sold individually.


Run Capacitor

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


Condenser Fan Motor Kit

This condenser fan motor operates in a clockwise fashion and carries carries 2W and 115V. It comes with screws, a blade mounting nut, and a cushion. This part provides forced-air cooling for the condenser coil.



This screw is sold individually.


Light Rocker Switch

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



This screw is sold individually.


Water Fill Cup and Bearing



Sold individually.


Single Outlet Water Valve Kit

The water inlet valve is a solenoid-operated switch located at the bottom of the refrigerator. When it is energized by electrical power, water is released from the supply line through the water valve and into the compact icemaker mold. ***Please NOTE: This part has been redesigned and may appear different than the original. It has a new quick connection. To install: cut the retaining nut off the existing water line and gently push into new valve. To remove: depress the ring that the tube slides into.

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Icemaker producing few or no cubes and often leaving "kling-ons" on ice tray

  • Customer: Bernie from Diamond Bar CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 621 of 650 people found this instruction helpful
Interior surface of ice tray felt rough & flaky (coating deteriorated) so cubes would not release.
Unplug appliance.
Remove timer cover by hand pressure @ edge.
Remove single attachment screw & bracket at lower front of icemaker.
Disconnect wiring harness from socket @ rear of compartment.
Tricky part was determining what type of con... read more

Water overflowed ice maker turnning ice bucket into solid mass of ice

  • Customer: Harry from Grand Ledge MI
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 226 of 297 people found this instruction helpful
My ice maker has been shedding its non-stick coating for over a year. Within the last month of so, it started pouring water into the ice bucket below, turning it into a solid mass of ice. So I purchased a new ice maker assembly. I encountered two problems not mentioned in the 21 or so do-it-yourselfer repair stories that precede this one. First problem: o... read more

Sometimes the condenser fan would start causing the refrigerator to overheat.

  • Customer: Tom from Franklin WI
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 114 of 121 people found this instruction helpful
Unplug the appliance.
Removed the screws holding the back panel.
Removed the fan blade.
removed 3 screws holding the condenser fan.
Remove the 3 metal brackets attached to the fan.
(First note which studs the brackets are attached to. Attach the 3 metal brackets to the new fan. (New screws were supplied)
Cut and strip the wire a... read more