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RT18DKXKQ08 Roper Refrigerator - Overview

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$62.19

Crisper Drawer

The crisper drawer is clear plastic and is located inside the refrigerator. It is used to store fruits and vegetables at a certain temperature to ensure food will last longer. If y...

$28.79

Defrost Timer

This refrigerator defrost timer kit is designed to fix issues with your refrigerator temperature as well as symptoms such as the defrost cycle not working, build up of ice in the freezer, and unfamiliar noises from the timer. This device acts like a clock by continually switching between the cooling cycle and defrost heater, depending on the temperature of the refrigerator. If this part is not working, it can lead to temperature fluctuations in your refrigerator. Search for your model number to ensure the correct part is ordered. The tools used for this replacement is a 1/4 inch nut driver and Phillips head screwdriver.

$11.11

Light Rocker Switch

This light rocker light switch is used in a number of household appliances. It is most often found in refrigerators and freezers. This is a simple mechanism that helps turn the lig...

$6.77

Door Shelf Retainer Bar End Cap

$48.77

Evaporator Fan Motor - 60Hz 120V

This is a 60 Hertz, 120-volt evaporator fan motor for your refrigerator. This part is located in the back of the freezer, and circulates air over the refrigerator coils. These coil...

$84.92

Icemaker

This genuine OEM ice maker kit is designed to fit refrigerators that did not originally come with an ice maker. This kit contains everything needed to install the new ice maker on your refrigerator including: the ice maker, ice bin, inlet valve, fill tube, and hardware. If your new ice maker does not function properly after being installed, check the freezer temperature. The freezer must to be around zero degrees Fahrenheit. Remember to disconnect the power and water supply to your refrigerator before beginning this installation. Make sure to check that your model is compatible with this part before ordering. Note: The manufacturer has updated this part. It may differ in appearance but will function the same as the original.

$20.01

Bimetal Defrost Thermostat

This is a bimetal defrost thermostat for your refrigerator. It stops the fridge from overheating during the defrost cycle by protecting the evaporator. This clip-on thermostat will...

$6.15

End Cap Trim Piece

Sold individually.

$17.62

Crisper Drawer Rail

This part goes in the center of the crisper shelf and acts as a support.

$35.16

Light Socket Kit

The light socket in your refrigerator houses the light bulb and connects it to the power source. If your refrigerator light is not coming on when you open the door, you may need to replace the light socket. Before you replace the light socket, be sure that your light bulb is in working condition, as this may solve the same problem. This light socket kit comes with 2 wire connectors, a light shield, and the new socket. The wire connectors that come with this kit are included so your new socket can replace a variety of old ones. If this light socket is different than your original, you will need to use the connectors to make it fit your refrigerator. Be sure to follow the instructions provided, so this part will fit your refrigerator properly.

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The frost free feature of the freezer was freezing over with ice and cooling coils were being insulated with thickening frost which caused the cooling air to rise in temperature from -5 degrees to 20 degrees.

  • Customer: Lawrence from Grahamsville, NY
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 379 of 448 people found this instruction helpful
I troubleshot the problem by reading the electrical schematic and concluding the heating elements (defrost cables) were either defective or the bi-metal temp sensor was open. When closed the temp sensor completes the circuit for the current to flow through the heaters to defrost the cooling coils every 8 hours and then when the bimetal opens at 55 degrees t... read more

Fridge was warm. No air circulating at all. Food was spoiling Fridge was just over 1 year old

  • Customer: Brian from Smock, PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 97 of 109 people found this instruction helpful
First I removed the two screws that secure the guard in bottom back of the freezer and removed it . Next I removed the two screws that secure the guard on the back wall of the freezer and removed it. There are three wires connected to the motor, I unplugged those and removed the two screws that secure the motor and removed it. I swapped the grommets, blade a... read more

Faulty thermostat

  • Customer: Aaron from Houston, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 80 of 86 people found this instruction helpful
My refrigerator is approximately seven years old (date of manufacture: 2001). I had come home twice in the last month to find that it had not been running for several hours (ice melted, milk spoiled, etc.) but it would start running again if I twisted the thermostat knob. So, I ordered a new thermostat. First I removed the 1/4" hex screw that held the pla... read more