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WRT8G3EWC Westinghouse Refrigerator - Instructions

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No shelf in Freezer compartment though obvious slots provided.

  • Customer: Joe from Dallas TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 7 of 8 people found this instruction helpful
Used model # of frigidaire on your web site... reviewed parts available... noticed shelves abailable... zoomed in to measure using crosshatch background... measured my freezer compartment... seemed doable... ordered shelf... receivednext day... attempted to slip in slots... had to grind off 3/16th inch on two legs... slipped in... Perfect!

Broken meat drawer support

  • Customer: Sue from Ocala FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 6 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
Took out the broken piece, replaced it with the new support using only a screwdriver, and VOILA, it was finished. Thanks!

Original gasket damaged at bottom

  • Customer: Charles from Whittier CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench set
  • 7 of 9 people found this instruction helpful
At first I tried to insall the new gasket with the door still attached to the refrigerator. It was difficult to assure that the bottom of the gasket was properly installed at the bottom. As a result I removed the door from the refrigerator, finished installing the gasket and then put the door back on the refrigerator

Freezer is working but not the refrigerator.

  • Customer: Neptali from Groton MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench set
  • 6 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the cover inside the freezer. Found out that the motor/fan was not working. Ordered through PartSelect. Got the parts in 3 days. Installed it for less than 30 minutes. Very easy. It saved me hundreds of dollars. We considered buying a new fridge but not anymore. , it only cost me $70 including shipment charges. (Make sure you unplug the appliance first before opening the cover. Remember safety first.)

Door would not stay closed

  • Customer: Todd from Dallas TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 6 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
The repair was super easy. There are no retainer screws to deal with. You just pull the old gasket off of the door and press the new gasket on. I used a large flathead screwdriver to help start the removal by prying the first corner out of the groove. Once you get it started, the rest comes out easy. To put the new gasket on, you just firmly press it into the groove on the door.
I've read other instructions that say to soak the new gasket in warm water before installation. I didn't do this. Instead, I just used a hair dryer to heat the gasket once it was on the door. Then I closed the door and ran a finger between the fold in the gasket to make sure there was a good seal between the fridge and the door. Don't open the door for an hour so the gasket will form to the shape of the fridge opening. That's it. It works great now. Problem solved.

Light Socket short

  • Customer: Rebecca from Gautier MS
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 7 of 10 people found this instruction helpful
- Unsnapped old light socket from top of Frig
- Disconnected elect wires
- Reconnected elect wires to new light socket
- Snapped new socket in place
- Done in less than 2 min.

Glass shattered

  • Customer: Adona from Gretna LA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 6 of 8 people found this instruction helpful
Don't ever tell your 11 year old to clean the refridgerator. Something will almost definetly get broken like the glass shelf, but luckily I had parts select which in no time assisted me to find the exact part. I ordered the part, it came quickly and I replaced within seconds.
Thanks.

No air flow in freezer or fridge

  • Customer: Jim from Au Sable Forks NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 7 of 11 people found this instruction helpful
Snap out fan cover, remove four 1/4" screws, remove back cover, remove defective fan motor, remove fan blade, install new motor and blade, strip wires and hook up with wire nuts, reinstall back cover, snap in fan cover, and plug in fridge.

Drawer rail was snapped so it would not support the drawer

  • Customer: wendy from sandown NH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 6 of 8 people found this instruction helpful
Took whole shelf out. Unscrewed the old rail, screwed in the new rail. Female 55yrs old. I broke it myself and fixed it myself! Very easy!!!!

Food compartment not cooling, freezer working well.

  • Customer: Mary from Kenmore WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 7 of 12 people found this instruction helpful
Fantastic!
Sent in a brief description of problem and model number. Reply and description of other customers experiences guided us to the exact problem.
We ordered the part on Friday and it was here on Tuesday.
I prepared the freezer compartment for the removal of the old motor and on Sunday husband installed new Evaporator Fan Motor.

It works and is cooling like it did when it was new.

This has been a great experience as all repairmen wanted at least 60.00 to just come out and determine what the problem was. I can only imagine what the final bill would have been.

This was easy and inexpensive.

Thanks for all the help.

Had no freezer shelf.

  • Customer: Bettie from Toledo OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 5 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
I had to cut a little of of the ends of the shelf to make it fit. I used an angle grinder to get the job done and the shelf fits perfectly. By the way I paid for 3-5 day shipping and got it the very next day can't ask for better service than that.

The retainer bar broke

  • Customer: Ann from West Valley City UT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 4 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Opened the box, took part to refridgerator and inserted retainer bar in place.

Broken Handle on Main Door

  • Customer: Roy F from Oakdale CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 6 of 10 people found this instruction helpful
Unscrewed the old screws and removed broken piece of handle. Put new screws in for handle to latch in. Swung handle in place and put the 2 special screws in top of handle. Job done. With the correct parts from Parts Select The replacement was a breeze. Thanks for your speedy delivery and support. I will definitely continue to get all my various appliance parts from you

Respectfully

Roy

Fridge side warm. Freezer was ok.

  • Customer: Doug from Folsom CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 5 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
Popped off the front plastic cover on the bottom of the fridge, under the doors. Two screws held the defrost timer on under the front side of fridge (below freezer door). You can't really see the timer except for the adjustment knob that is accessible through a hole. Once the screws are removed, disconnect the wire plug and remove and replaced unit. Works fine ever since.

Lightning struct the house and fried the evap thermostat

  • Customer: charles from parker CO
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 5 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
Noticed the evap fan wasn't working, so trying to disconnect the wire broke the connection so had to order a new motor. Installed the motor but it still didn't work. Had a technician look at it and he said it was the control board. Ordered and installed control board and still didn't work. The only element left is the evap thermostat. Jumped the thermostat and it worked so ordered and installed a thermostat. It works now
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