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WRT8A1EWC Westinghouse Refrigerator - Instructions

All installation instructions for WRT8A1EWC parts

These instructions have been submitted by other PartSelect customers and can help guide you through the refrigerator repair with useful information like difficulty of repair, length of repair, tools needed, and more.

All Instructions for the WRT8A1EWC
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Defrost timer was not working

  • Customer: Harold from Grants, NM
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 4 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.

The rack-door part of my refrigerator broke-again

  • Customer: Therese from Saint Charles, IL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 4 of 10 people found this instruction helpful
I simply popped out the old and popped in the new. I got a terrific price, compared to other companies on line and I got it delivered in two days. Thank you!

Defroster didn't work

  • Customer: George from Eatonville, WA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Ordered a new defroster timer and replace old one. It works just fine. A $35 repair vs a $500 new appliance.
Cool.
GWE

the freezer would stick in defrost and not come out

  • Customer: carol from woodland, WA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the vent cover at the bottom. Removed the screws. disconected the harnes and put the new timer in. This was a very easy fix. Thank You!

not cooling

  • Customer: Walter from Newcomb, MD
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
removed control unit at top of fridge,that houses light ect.
4 screws,replaced plug in repair part
the $25 dollar part from partselect.com saved me the 270.00 estimated repair charge Quoted by sears

first fresh food too hot, then freezer too hot

  • Customer: Rita from Lake Luzerne, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Based on the website I decided it was most probably the defrost timer, and that was correct. I ordered it, watched the video, and two days later the part was at my door. Took the nut driver, removed 4 screws, then removed the old defrost timer, installed the new one, re-installed the whole plastic assembly with the four screws, and done!!! Couldn't have been easier.

door shelf was missing

  • Customer: william from bellevue, NE
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
received the part. looked at the directions. popped it on in about 30 seconds. and ty very much

the freshfood door of refrigerator can not close.

  • Customer: linh from palmdale, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
take of the old gasket, clean and put the new one on ...that's it....so easy...

Door Shelf Retainer Bar Broke

  • Customer: Mary from Ephrata, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Super easy just snapped new bar in place. Few seconds and the shelf was usable again. Thanks so much for the quick deliver and ease of finding the product I needed. Will return for parts I may need in the future.

our handle broke off

  • Customer: Staci from Carlsbad, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
It went well, thank you for the fast delivery of the item

Broken door shelf retainer bar

  • Customer: Yvonne from Mercer Island, WA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
All it took to make this repair was having the right model number. Old part popped out, new part popped in. Thanks, PartSelect - fast service, smooth transaction.

Lost the temperature control know

  • Customer: John from Pilesgrove, NJ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
The knob came in the plastic package. It was the correct part. I opened the package and placed the knob on the prongs. Now it works fine.

Thanks
John S.

Refer iced up and would not keep the bottom cool. It was 70 Farenheit inside.

  • Customer: Larry from Newton, KS
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 1 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
I simply removed 4 screws holding the casing and then 2 more holding the timer. It was very easy. I then replaced the timer by unplugging and plugged the new one in. I replaced all the screws and the job was done. Less than 30 minutes. I was very impressed with the shipping time. When I ordered the part, I had it the next day.

coil Iceing up

  • Customer: Thomas from Stuart, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
took 4 screws out of the discharge vent on top of the refrigerator section and unpluged the wiring harness and put the section on the counter and unscrewed the timer and put the new one in and reinstalled the assembly and plugged the Jack and put the 4 screws back in, and rotated the timer and put it on defrost removed the back and check the heaters and drain .

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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