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WRT779RFYB00 Whirlpool Refrigerator - Overview

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$10.29

Air Filter

This part reduces common food odors in the refrigerator and is 15 times more powerful than baking soda. Suggested to replace every 6 months. Sold individually.

$47.35

Capacitor

This capacitor is also known as a run capacitor, and it is most often used in refrigerators and freezers. This part provides the voltage or energy current required to start the compressor and keep it running. It allows the compressor in your appliance to easily cycle on and off. Doing so enables the appliance to effortlessly maintain its internal temperature. If the capacitor is faulty your refrigerator or freezer might be too warm, or you may notice the compressor will hum, but it will not run. When replacing your capacitor, you should check the old one for any signs of damage, overheating, or arcing, as that may suggest there is a bigger problem with your appliance.

$11.11

Light Rocker Switch

This light rocker light switch is used in a number of household appliances. It is most often found in refrigerators and freezers. This is a simple mechanism that helps turn the lig...

$84.92

Icemaker

This genuine OEM ice maker kit is designed to fit refrigerators that did not originally come with an ice maker. This kit contains everything needed to install the new ice maker on your refrigerator including: the ice maker, ice bin, inlet valve, fill tube, and hardware. If your new ice maker does not function properly after being installed, check the freezer temperature. The freezer must to be around zero degrees Fahrenheit. Remember to disconnect the power and water supply to your refrigerator before beginning this installation. Make sure to check that your model is compatible with this part before ordering. Note: The manufacturer has updated this part. It may differ in appearance but will function the same as the original.

$60.10

Evaporator Fan Motor

This evaporator fan motor is located in the back of the freezer, and circulates air over the refrigerator coils. These coils will convert the heat into cool air, which is then circ...

$2.96

Screw

Sold individually.

$4.89

HOLE PLUG-PRESS FIT-XMAS

$59.90

Door Handle - White

Handle only.

$35.86

Door Handle - Black

Handle only.

$6.12

Touch-Up Paint - White

This touch-up paint can be used on a wide variety of household appliances. It is most often used on washers, dryer, refrigerators, dishwashers, ranges, freezers, trash compactors, or microwaves. It is an 18 ml, or.6 fluid ounces, bottle of touch-up paint. It also features a brush for easy application. This quick-drying, long-lasting paint is perfect for fixing any nicks, scratches, or chips on the exterior of your appliance. This paint is white in color, and provides a durable finish.

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My refrigerator stopped cooling and the freezer section stopped freezing

  • Customer: garth from forest lake, MN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 221 of 245 people found this instruction helpful
I knew the chances of all the freon leaking out was unlikely so I looked at the wiring to the compressor and there was a capacitor and a starter/overload so i figured I would start there. I went on line and found the parts at this site and they were less than the minimum service call charge for a service tech so I figured what the heck let's give her a shot ... read more

Evaporator Fan failure

  • Customer: William from Middletown, NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 100 of 106 people found this instruction helpful
The reason I repaired it myself was because the repairman that diagnosed the problem.didn't come back in two weeks. The evaporator fan sits behind a vented wall in the freezer and directs cold air into freezer and refrigerator.I removed the ice make assembly first and then the freezer wall held in place by two sheet metal nuts. Then removed wires from fan mo... read more

Lights inside refrigerator not working

  • Customer: Clint from Rayville, MO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 73 of 87 people found this instruction helpful
I used a flat-head screwdriver to pop out the old light rocker switch. Then, I unplugged the wires, plugged them into the new light rocker switch, and then popped the new switch into the hole. That's it! Lights began working again. read more