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TRS20WRHW5 Tappan Refrigerator - Instructions

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Ice maker was not making ice

  • Customer: Jeffrey from Indianapolis IN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 5 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
I replaced the solenoid first because the ice maker was not getting water. After replacing the solenoid valve, I waited about 1/2 an hour, still no water. So, I ordered a replacement ice maker. I then installed the replacement ice maker, waited a 1/2 an hour, still no water. Then, I waited overnight. Yeah, ice! WORD OF ADVICE. WAIT OVERNIGHT TO SEE IF THE ICE MAKER CREATES ICE. Not sure how long a cycle takes, but it's longer than you would think. Hope your installation is a success!

fridge side getting warm

  • Customer: Benjamin from Mount Vernon OH
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 4 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced both the thermostat and defrost timer and still froze up and still warm air to the fridge, turned out to be the defrost heater coil. It was cracked in the middle, very easy to test with a multimeter. Replaced the heater coil and all is like new!

defrost thermostat was open most of the time and didn't let the defrost element heat up.

  • Customer: Elvin from Gardner KS
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 5 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
Removed evaporator cover, unplug 2 wires to thermostat, unclipped it from the coil. Installed new themostat back the same way.

ice maker quit making ice

  • Customer: Barry from Middletown DE
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 5 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
I basically followed the instructions offered when i searched for the ice maker. It was relatively easy to do, I undid the 2 screws holding the ice maker to the side of the freezer, the was the tricky part, holding a mirror so i could see the slots of the screws. loosened them, disconnected the electrical connection and reversed the process for the install. It took about 25 minutes and i was back making ice.

Old Valve was leaking

  • Customer: Jerry from Beaufort SC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 4 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
First of all I got the part in less than 24 hours without paying any extra shipping, great service.
The part was easy to install, removed 2 screws and 2 plastic water lines, disconenected water line from the sink (turn off water first) and put in new part took less than 30 minutes and is working perfectly.

BOTTOM OF ICE MAKER WAS FROSTING OVER WITH ICE CRYSTALS.R

  • Customer: william from Snow Hill NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 5 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
REMOVED FOUR SCREWS AT TOP AND TWO AT BOTTOM AND PULLED ICE MAKER UNIT OUT AND REPLACED WITH THE NEW LEVER .

Ice despenser door would not close, frosting up in side, would not despense ice`

  • Customer: Richard from Austell GA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 5 of 8 people found this instruction helpful
Removed outside cover on door despencer, (4 screws) unplug wire, removed unit from refrig and replace rusted thru wire that holds door shut. It was fairly easy. I actually took it apart twice, once for diagnosis and once for repair after the part arrived.

Ice maker stopped working (Very oxidized residue)

  • Customer: Robert from Woodstock IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 5 of 8 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the old ice maker and unplugged the cable. Screwed in the new one with a 1/4 nut driver at the 2 mounting screws, plugged cable in. Checked ice maker with a small level before final. All Ok and after night I had Ice and it has been working great since.

ice maker went bad

  • Customer: nathan from gillette WY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 4 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
take the ice bin out of freezer. there are 2- 1/4" screws. these screws only need to be loosened a few turns. the ice maker can be slightly lifted up and will come off the screws. unhook the wire harness. take the "L" bracket off the old ice maker and put on the new one. set the new ice maker in. hook up the wire harness. put the new ice maker over the screws, tuck the wires out of the way and pull down into place. tighten the screws.

No water being dispensed

  • Customer: Tom from Naugatuck CT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 4 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
Pulled out the refridgerator and the valve is in the lower left corner. Disconnected the 2 electrical connectors, remover 2 screws with nut driver, removed 2 water lines. Install in reverse order. Works wonderful.

I replaced the icemaker

  • Customer: Michele from Smithfield UT
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 3 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the two screws and unplugged it. I then attached the pigtail to the appliance, then to the fridge. I had to push the excess wire harness into the hole in the back. It took a few minutes to move the rest of the harness out of the way by curving it upward and securing it with a nylon tie.I ordered the ice maker from Part Select on Sunday night and it arrived at 8:32 Tuesday morning, THANK YOU! I ordered very simple weed cutter parts from Sears a week ago and they haven't even shipped yet!

water did not reach ice maker

  • Customer: Carolyn from Crab Orchard TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 4 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
We replaced the water control valve. We took the old one out and put the new one in. We primed it and then it took off.

unit quit cooling

  • Customer: Steve from Cedar Park TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
First I removed the two screws that hold the element in place. I then pulled the element out about 3 inches and disconnected the wiring harness plug, replaced the old timer with the new one, re-connected the wiring harness and reinstalled the mount in position. Hardest thing about it was lying on the floor.

Broken plastic drawer

  • Customer: Lenny from Brodhead WI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Had to pry off front glass of drawer with screwdriver.Very east install. The shipping for this part was the fastest I have ever recieved.I called at about 2:00pm and had the part the next day at 2:00pm..incredible service

Old Defrost Timer Noisy During Operation

  • Customer: Vernon from Granada Hills CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 3 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
First I removed the plastic grill (pulled out, no screws) from bottom of refrigerator, then I removed electrical plug & two screws from old timer (timer located on the front inside left lower side of refrigerator). Installed in reverse order.
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