Defrost Timer

PartSelect Number PS11723171

This eight-hour defrost timer will replace most other defrost timers. This device acts like a clock. It continually advances and alternates between activating the cooling cycle and the defrost heater. The best way to make sure you get the correct timer for your refrigerator is to conduct a search for your model number.

This part works with the following brands: Whirlpool, Admiral, Estate, Inglis, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Roper, Maytag, Crosley, Jenn-Air, Hardwick, Magic Chef, Amana, Caloric & Glenwood.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Fridge too warm.
  • Freezer section too warm.
  • Leaking.
  • Will Not Start.
  • Freezer not defrosting.
  • Fridge runs too long.
  • Freezer too cold.
  • Fridge too cold.
  • Noisy.
  • Too warm.
  • Frost buildup.
  • Fridge and Freezer are too warm.
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Average Repair Rating: 3.6 / 5.0, 34 reviews What's this?
 

11 of 13 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used

  • Defrost Timer

Level of DifficultyReally Easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerThomas from Pottstown, PA

Noise coming from defrost timer

First I unplugged appliance then I remove two screws from the thermostat/light cover. I then remove two defrost timer mounting screws and all electrical connectors. Then utilizing instructions recieved with new defrost timer I ascertained which wires should go where. When I was sure I had the wires ready I connected them to the others in the appliance and plugged the appliance in to ensure that the noise was no longer heard and made sure timer was working. Everything seemed fine so I unplugged appliance and secured two defrost timer mounting screws and thermostat/light cover mounting screws and that was that.

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Parts Used

  • Defrost Timer

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair:1- 2 hours

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

CustomerWilliam from Hudson, FL

Refrigerator quit refrigerating

Removed 2 control panel knobs and face plate that is snaped in place using a knife to prey it causing to snape lose.
Removed 4 cover screws that gave me acess to Defrost Timer. Remove two fastining screws on timer unit. Remove electrical color coded 4 prong connector plug. Have to make sure black jumper wire on the new timer kit is connected to the correct one of the 4 prongs as to instruction sheet for my model refrigerator. Reassemble in reverse order. Bingo! Fixed.

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Level of DifficultyReally Easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

Customermary from lodi, NJ

Unit was not self defrosting

A very easy job. Heater was broken and needed to be replaced and since the freezer was over 30 years old I also replaced the timer. Now the freezer is good for another 30 years thanks to parts silect and there speedy shipment of my parts

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Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers

Customerdaniel from acme, PA

Water in bottom of refrigerator

Basically, I read all of the remarks from other people that had the same problem , I replaced both the timer and thr defrost(bi metal) thermostat as the thermostat had a ohmic value when closed that I was not comfortable with. The unit is now up and running and defrosting as it's supposed to do. I could not get those pushdown clips that hold the timer unit , I ended up breaking them off at the plastic post but there was enough of the plastic post showing that a bit of hotmelt glue was able to hold the timer secure.

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Parts Used

  • Defrost Timer

Level of DifficultyReally Easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerMaxine from Birmingham, AL

Would not cycle

removed the defrost timer and replaced with new unit now i have a refrigerator again

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