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WRT8A1EWC Westinghouse Refrigerator - Instructions

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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.

frezzer iceing over and not cooling the refrigerator

  • Customer: Marcus from Pine Hill, AL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Just removed the two screws and unpluged it.
Then I pluged the new one in and replaced the screws. It runs like a brand new reffrigerator.
Thanks for the fast delevery. Will do busness with you in the future.

the refrigerator door shelf retainer bar cracked due to overstocking the shelf

  • Customer: windy from chicago, IL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
popped the shelves back into the interlocking socket.

Broken & cracked bar

  • Customer: Mike from Dallas, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
push it 'till it clicks.

Frost in freezer, fridge not cold

  • Customer: Bob from Pinole, CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 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.

The door handle broke off.

  • Customer: Fran from Anchorage, AK
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 8 people found this instruction helpful
One of our employees needed to bring in a screw driver for square holes which he picked up at lunch. It took less than 5 minutes to replace the old one. He removed 2 screws, put the new handle on and screwed it in.

Freezer built ice, fridge not cold enough and running constantly.

  • Customer: LUIS from CENTENNIAL, CO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Removed front low grill, removed the two screws that hold the element in place. I then pulled the element out about 3 inches and disconnected the wires. Reversed process to install new timer.

Bracket for door shelf broke

  • Customer: Mark from Woodbridge, VA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Ordered new bracket

Retainer bar on door snapped

  • Customer: Joe from Woodbridge, VA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
It's a pressure fit. Squeeze the ends and snap it in.

2 of the 3 door racks were broken

  • Customer: KAREN from HOUSTON, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
It was extremely easy. All you had to do was to pop them into place.

Broken bar and seal

  • Customer: Mark from Sandwich, IL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Snapped in the bars and with the seal once on the track went right on

both ref&frez were hot

  • Customer: Gary from Dunnellon, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
1 went with maj 69% said defrost timer. NO. 2 went with second choice run cap NO. 3 went with my thought, ( PTC Starter ) why not, most exp part. Fixed the problem.

freezer was freezing and no refrigerator

  • Customer: Michael E from Uniontown, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed instruction vedeo from partselect. THANKS!!!!!
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