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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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not cooling

  • Customer: Walter from Newcomb, MD
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 2 of 3 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
  • 2 of 3 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.

Frost in freezer, fridge not cold

  • Customer: Bob from Pinole, CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 3 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.

inside door rack was missing

  • Customer: Manuel from El Mirage, AZ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 3 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
snaped right in.

our handle broke off

  • Customer: Staci from Carlsbad, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
It went well, thank you for the fast delivery of the item

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.

Lost the temperature control know

  • Customer: John from Pilesgrove, NJ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 4 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.

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!

refer door hinges were lost during the move in to our first home.

  • Customer: edith from woodbridge, VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 7 of 20 people found this instruction helpful
The center door hinge was still attached to the refridgerator so I only had to install the bottom and top hinges. I also moved the door handles to the other side so the doors open the "right" way. The hinges were just 2 bolts and 3 screws. Now, just if the repair man from our home warrentee company would show up to fix the refridgerator. It's blowing hot air!!!

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
  • 2 of 5 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.

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

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
  • 1 of 2 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.

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

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.

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 6 people found this instruction helpful
take of the old gasket, clean and put the new one on ...that's it....so easy...
All Instructions for the WRT8A1EWC
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