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TRT18NRHW1 Tappan Refrigerator - Instructions

All installation instructions for TRT18NRHW1 parts

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Freezer door rack was missing.

  • Customer: Franklin from White Lake MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
I snapped one of the end caps in, put the rack rail into the cap, placed the other cap on the other end, and snapped that end in. Because I received the exact parts needed, the entire repair took about one minute.

Handle borke into 2 piece

  • Customer: Amit from Glendale CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 2 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
As I was aware hot install it, bec a couple of days back, the handle pop out of the lower screw shaft. The easy steps is put the lower part first, keep the handle diagonal to the door, once the lower screw is fit into the shaft, turn it to right to place the holes on the door holes and just jack in the screw.

Its pretty easy.

door shelf end caps were broken

  • Customer: Lupe from Las Cruces NM
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
removed broken end caps, took a small screwdriver and simply applied a little pressure to release them. Pushed new end caps into place (they just snap in). Presto done!!

Defrost timer was not working

  • Customer: Harold from Grants NM
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Found the part on this site ordered and received part in 3 days. Took approx. 10 min to replace. Thanks for the quick service.

Fridge not cooling

  • Customer: WESTLEY from HATTIESBURG MS
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
My fridge side had warmed up to 70 degrees but the freezer side was still cold. The coils inside had iced up. After thawing with a hair dryer, it froze back after another week. I removed the old defrost thermostat and wired the heater strip directly and turned on the defrost timer. It began melting the ice so that ruled out the heater strip being bad. I couldn't get a reading with my ohm meter on the defrost thermostat so I took a chance and bought the part. Installation was a breeze and it fixed the problem.

door shelf ends broken off from constant pulling on door and slaming it with 2 gallons of milk in door.

  • Customer: Katherine from Lafayette LA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Inserted the caps into the bar and snapped in door. That's it.
No tools needed! Hope it last another 20 years

Refrigerator was not cooling and the motor was running constantly

  • Customer: Anil from Somerset NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Having tried PartSelect.com before, I was very comfortable with the process. Input my symptoms and the feed back I received was that one of the 2 things (Defrost Timer or Defrost Thermostat)might need replacement. Since the cost was not much and over night shipping would cost more than the product, I decided to order both the parts. Changing parts was a breeze. The instructions posted by others on your web site were very easy to follow. You guys save me a bundle every time I have any thing going worng with any of my appliances.

sheft ends brolen

  • Customer: Helen from Gulf Breeze FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Cleaned and removed old ends, applied new ends and installed. Ends fit to order, shipping quick and parts affordable. Thank you

Frost in freezer, fridge not cold

  • Customer: Bob from Pinole CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
From most posts I've read, the defrost timer was the culprit so I blindly ordered one. Easy install but did not fix the problem so I broke out the ohm meter. The only other 2 items it could be all tested good with my meter so I bypassed the defrost thermostat (per forum help...actually quite easy)and it defrosted fine, which told me I needed a new defrost thermostat. Installed fairly easy and problem gone.

My drawer rail broke off on the right side.

  • Customer: STEFANIE from Killeen TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
The process of repairing the draw was very simply. First I removed the broken part with a screw driver and simply slide the new part on and secured the part w/ a screw and that was it.

Wrong size listed on website.

  • Customer: Elizabeth from Weems VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
The end cap is easy to remove and replace. The personnel at PartSelect was extremely helpful in re-ordering the correct part.

End caps broken

  • Customer: Russell from Clevelamd TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
End caps snapped out of door,
Replaced with new caps

Freezer door shelf end cap broke

  • Customer: Melanie from Green Bay WY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
The only problem I had was that the end cap was sent before the rack. This refrigerator is in our cottage and I brought up the end cap while waiting to receive the rack. I couldn't remember where I put the end cap, so when the rack came it took me a few weekends to find the end cap. Once I did, it took me less than 1 minute to repair. I put the rack on the end caps & pushed the end cap in place. DONE!

clips on both end caps we broken and the crossbar kept falling off.

  • Customer: Frank from Orange Park FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
First i pulled the crossbar off the door, then I pulled both end caps off the crossbar and then I
put the two new end cap on the crossbar and then tapped snoggly into place with the palm of my hand. Job done. took all of about 5 seconds.

No freezing or cold in either freezer or refridgerator - compressor did not run.

  • Customer: George from Sunnyvale CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Traced issue to defrost timer ( burned compressor & element contacts). This unit is mounted next to the temperature adjustment control in the refridgerator area - right in front. Removal of plastic cover provided easy access to the timer. Unit unscrews from the mounting then unplugs. Installation is reverse of removal.
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