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TFU20F7BW1 Tappan Freezer - Instructions

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I LOST THE KEY

  • Customer: VICKIE from DAWSON GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I ORDER ANOTHER ONE THANKS

COULD NOT LOCK

  • Customer: brenda from snellville GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
OH YEA THANX TO PARTSELECT IT WENT GREAT DIDNT GET FISRTKEY BUT WHEN GOT THE SECOND KEY IT WORKED GREAT THANX PARTSELECT

the compressor capacitor overheated

  • Customer: Bart from goldsboro NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
it was great. I ordered the capacitor for my frigidaire frig and it arrived
in 3 days. plugged in the part to the compressor and my frig has been
working ever since. I spent 3 minutes ordering the part and 30 seconds
attaching it to the frig. Easy, very easy. saved myself a 75 dollar repair
visit. thanks

Door handle broke

  • Customer: Grace from Jackson GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Remove cover on handle, and unscrewed the old handle. Then reversed procedure

Side rail for sliding shelf would not stay tight

  • Customer: Scott J from Westminster CO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The sliding shelf side rail is held by three philips head screws that tighten into nut inserts. No amount of tightening would keep two of the three screws tight. I found that the nut inserts which are plastic and insert into the side of the freezer would pull loose, probably from years of overloading the sliding shelf basket. Ordered two nut inserts from PartSelect. 1. Remove three screws to remove shelf slide side rail. 2. Remove nut inserts to be replaced with needle nose pliers or reinsert screw a couple of turns and pull nut insert out with pliers. 3. Insert new nut inserts, position side rail, and tighten screws. Replace sliding shelf/basket.

refer quit cooling and so did freezer

  • Customer: jerry from petaluma CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I replaced the defrost timer,defrost thermostat,and run cap.as it turned out the compressor went bad. I dont know the model because but the time I got this review I replaced the refer with a knew one . two weeks living out of coolers was so much fun !!!!!!!!

not cold enough

  • Customer: Gary from Hudson FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
per the video..easy installation....unfortunately the temperature did not improve. We still have a refrigerator temp in the upper freezer.....and a "cooler" in the refrigerator section

Frige and freezer not cooling

  • Customer: FRANK from BRADENTON FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I should have ordered start kit instead of start capacitor. The start cap astir did not fix problem so I ordered kit. Compasator comes as part of kit. Followed enclosed instructions. Cut existing wires and reconnected new wiring. Simple as that. It's a plug in item. Now worried it may be working to good. Freezer down to 10 deg. Watching to see if compressor is running to long. Seems ok lol. Wife hates me now. She wanted new frige.

Door handle broke

  • Customer: John from Boydton VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Repair was very easy. Just a scrwdriver needed to install. Glad I save my broken handle as the new one did not come with screws or face plate.

UNIT WOULD NOT FREEZE AND THE COILS WOULD ICE OVER AND THERE WOULD BE LITTLE AIRFLOW FROM THE TOP FAN

  • Customer: Dennis from Brandon FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
TOOK INTERIOR PANEL OFF AND UNCLIPED YHE TERMINATION SWITCH AND CLIPED THE NEW ONE ON THE COIL AND CONNECTED THE TWO WIRES VERY SIMPLE. tHE DEFROST TIMER WAS LOCATED IN THE REAR OF THE UNIT ON THE RIGHT SIDE AT THE BOTTOM. REMOVED THE 2 SCREWS HOLDING THE BRACKET UNPLUGED THE TIMER AND REMOVED THE TIMER. tHE NEW TIMER ALLREADY HAD A BRACKET SO JUST PLUG IN AND INSTALL THE 2 SCREWS.pLUGED THE UNIT IN AND WORKED GREAT mAKE SURE THAT THE FREEZER IS UNPLUGED BEFORE CHANGING ANY PART

Needed a freezer key

  • Customer: Nancy from Star Lake NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
We really didn t need to do a repair, we just ordered a freezer key that we didn t have. I must say the shipping was fast we received it the next day. It was worth the shipping charge. We will be ordering again. Great service.

The age of the freezer caused the handle to come off of the door anc it cracked.

  • Customer: Sharon from Hillsborough NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The handle for the freezer arrived the next day. Most of the time repairs at home are alway a challenge. But the handle was placed where it belonged in about 5 minutes.It was the easiest repair we ever had and now we don't have problemes opening the freezer. Thanks so much.

freezer door got locked and we couldn't find the key

  • Customer: Linda from Fresno CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
inserted key and turned

freezer would not freeze longer than one day. after ten years without problem

  • Customer: ronald from deering NH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
pulled out freezer, went to floor,reached in next to compressor pulled off clip just like on the video.Pulled off old capacitator took off wire leads.Installed new one. Freezer runs great.Loaded it up with beef pork and venison. No problems.

Freezer was warm

  • Customer: Charles from Macomb MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I first noticed my ice cream getting soft. Then 2 days later the alarm went. I emptied the freezer, opened the panels and saw no frost. I saw that 99% of issues were resolved with a defrost timer and thermostat so I ordered those. I have to say the parts came quickly and they went in very easy. My freezer seems to be in the 1% category though. It's still not cooling even though I can measure the temperature at the front of the evaporator coil is cold but by the end of the coil it's almost room temperature. I think a repairman is called for.
All Instructions for the TFU20F7BW1
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