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TRT18NRHW1 Tappan Refrigerator - Instructions

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Coils kept icing and refrigerator stopped cooling lower compartment.

  • Customer: Raymond from Sierra Madre CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 4 of 12 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced defrost timer & thermostat.

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.

Freezer coils kept freezing over.

  • Customer: Kyle from Porter OK
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
1. Turned off the cooling cycle and unplugged the refrigerator.
2. Removed all of the shelving and bottom basket.
3. Removed rear covering in the freezer section.
4. If frosted over, manually defrost coils with hairdryer.
5. Located original thermostat and after marking the wire locations cut the wires and removed the Thermostat.
6. Connected matching wires using a lighter to melt the wires together. Wrapped repaired wires with electricians tape.
7. Unable to install the thermostat in the recommended location (freezer is a tight fit) the new part was installed at the original location.
8. Replaced the rear cover and shelves.
9. Plugged in the refrigerator and set the cycle back to cooling.
10. Monitored freezer coils couple of days/weeks depending on how fast they freeze over (slots at bottom of cover) to validate if problem solved.

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.

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.

Temperature in both freezer and fridge sections to warm!

  • Customer: Thomas from Spokane WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Dear Part-select,
I had a fridge that was not working food was melting in the freezer, Beer was warm. You get the picture anyway using your site I found the parts needed to to fix the issue in fact I ordered two parts one fixed the issue 50% and the other like 30% of the time! both parts with overnight shipping were cheaper than 1 part if purchased at our local appliance part outlet:) not to mention the cost of a repair person. Thanks again! . Keep up the good work


Tom Houck
Spokane, WA
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509-723-3418
tomhouck1@comcast.net

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

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

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.

Freezer okay, but fridge was warm

  • Customer: brad from minneapolis MN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Website was great!

The defrost timer was right in front. 2 minutes and a screwdriver and I had it replaced.

To replace the thermostat, I had to take out the back panel, defrost it and then install the new part. the only problem was that the heatshrink tubing they sent was too large. Otherwise, it worked great.

Evaporator in freezer freezing up, fridge warm

  • Customer: DONALD from MECHANICSVILLE MD
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
REMOVED SHELF BRACKETS TO ALLOW THE REMOVAL OF THE EVAPORATOR SHEETMETAL COVER.UNPLUGED WIRES TO THERMOSTAT ,REMOVED DEFROST TIMER AND PLUGGED IN NEW TIMER,(FRONT LEFT LOWER KICK PANEL).CUT AND RESOLDERED WIRES TO NEW THERMOSTAT REINSTALLED THERMOSTAT AND COVER IN REVERSE ORDER.

I KNEW WHAT PARTS I NEEDED AND HOW TO REPAIR THE UNIT,HOWEVER YOUR CUSTOMER COMMENTS WERE SPOT ON AND WOULD HELP ANYONE PERFORM A SUCCESSFUL REPAIR (YOU PROVIDE A HELPFUL SERVICE FOR THE PUBLIC)

Needed to replace freezer rack

  • Customer: Carl from Bloomfield NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
I had to cut the rack itself. It was too long. So make sure you have a hacksaw ready. But first look in a junk yard the rack piece is too expensive for a piece of metal

broken shelf bar with missing end brackets.

  • Customer: Robert from Oconomowoc WI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Ordered the parts from the product discription (photo) as well as chart showing actual size. Got the parts( in two separate shipments) cut the bar to length and snapped them inot place. Bingo!

freezer worked frig was warm. Ice maker is still not working

  • Customer: steve from Kirkland WA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Removed two screws to get to defrost time pull panel down remove two screws holding time and reinstall
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