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WRT17CVAW0 Frigidaire Refrigerator - Overview

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$7.71

SOCKET

The light socket on your refrigerator houses the light bulb and connects it to the power source. If you notice that your refrigerator light does not come on when you open the door,...

$15.70

Defrost Thermostat

This limiter thermostat cuts out when the temperature inside your refrigerator reaches 55 degrees Fahrenheit and kicks back in when the internal temperature drops to 20 degrees Fahrenheit. If you discover temperature issues with your refrigerator or freezer, the defrost thermostat may need to be replaced. You will need tools for this repair, including a 1/4-inch nut driver, a pair of wire strippers, and a heat gun. Be sure to disconnect power to the refrigerator before completing this repair. The defrost thermostat is located behind the back panel of your side-by-side refrigerator/freezer. You will first need to remove the panel and take the defrost thermostat out to complete the repair.

$28.37

Evaporator Fan Blade

This evaporator fan blade is a genuine OEM part that is sourced directly from the manufacturer. The evaporator fan blade circulates air through the refrigerator to control the amou...

$6.42

Hexagonal Screw

Sold individually.

$5.32

Door Shelf Retainer Bar End Cap - Right Side

This white end cap is designed for the right side of your refrigerator door shelf retainer bar.

$5.24

Door Shelf Retainer Bar End Cap - Left Side

$2.58

Ice Cube Tray

The ice cube tray is made of plastic, is white in color, and is sold individually. This is a part for your freezer. The ice cube tray is sturdy but flexible to allow you to easily ...

$8.87

Button Plug

$9.42

Filter - Drier

A filter-drier in a refrigerator has two essential functions. The first is to absorb system contaminants, such as water, which can create acids. The second is to provide physical f...

$9.12

Door/Light Switch

This is a door/light switch and it is a replacement part for your refrigerator. This part is activated as you open and close your refrigerator door. When the switch is activated and the door is open it will turn the light on inside your appliance, and when you close the door the switch will deactivate the light. Before purchasing this part, you may test it for continuity to determine if your current switch is defective and needs replacing. This model is white in color and measures to be roughly one inch thick, almost two inches high, and almost 1.5 inches deep, with a male end plug.

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Light socket melted around bulb

  • Customer: William from Alexandria, VA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 48 of 85 people found this instruction helpful
After unsuccessfully trying to change the blown light bulb I discovered that the plastic light socket had gotten so hot that it melted and permanently fused with the blown bulb. After my new socket arrived in the mail I just popped the temp control assembly out with a screw driver and removed the old socket and placed the new one in. Whole operation to 5... read more

freezer kept icing over, refrigerator too hot

  • Customer: debra from new washington, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 10 of 12 people found this instruction helpful
First, I unplugged the appliance. Safety, first.
Than I removed the shield which was held in by screws. This covered the fan, thermometer.
The defrost thermostat was taken out, with a little extra force. The wires on the defective part were no longer attached to the part. The instructions were easy to follow in replacing the defrost thermostat. I... read more

Drip pan had rusted & was leaking water on the floor

  • Customer: John from Forest, VA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 9 of 10 people found this instruction helpful
The BIG problem was getting the old drip pan off. The bolt on top of the compressor was too long to allow the removal of the old drip pan. I removed the old drip pan by cutting most of it away with tin shears then cutting the remaining part of the pan around the bolt with a hack saw (taking care not to damage freon lines and raising the pan above the threads... read more