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TRT15L2JW4 Tappan Refrigerator - Instructions

All installation instructions for TRT15L2JW4 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.

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defrost heater not working; defrost timer not rotating so coils ice up

  • Customer: James from VOLANT, PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 3 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Checked for continuity in heater, defrost thermostat and defrost timer. Heater good; not sure about thermostat or timer. Replaced thermostat - no change. Replaced timer - rotating and heater working.

sometimes it would go into defrost and would not go back to cooling.

  • Customer: Henry D from PETERSTOWN, WV
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 3 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
I called the repairman who diagnosed the problem as a thermostat then had to order a thermostat took about 2 weeks to get back and install (cost little over $100). did good for about two weeks and same problem reoccured. I decided it was defrost timer and ordered from this site for $19.95 including shipping. I got on ( you tube ) and got instructions(recommend you tube) for DIY install about 15 to 20 minutes. Has been running great for about 3 weeks. ( YOU TUBE IS GREAT FOR A DIY REPAIR ON ABOUT ANYTHING)

Door gasket was cracked and falling apart

  • Customer: MICHAEL from BAYTOWN, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 3 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Watched your video, used a stiff putty knife to pry the gasket loose.Cleaned the surrounding area and pushed the new gasket in. I used a plastic body moulding tool to make sure the gasket was sealed. Very easy repair!

I purchased a new frigh as a back-up downstairs that came with only two shelves. Since I wanted to used it for pop and beer, two more shelves would separate them well.

  • Customer: David from Sioux Falls, SD
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 8 of 19 people found this instruction helpful
1.unpack box.
2. slide out of plastic bag.
3. open refirgheratior door.
4. slide in shelves.
5. fill with stuff.
6.figure out a way to reuse packing.

The refrigerator wasn't cold enough.

  • Customer: John from San Diego, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the plastic shroud on the ceiling of the refigerator, unscrewed and unplugged the old defrost timer, and replaced it with the new one. I reinstalled the shroud with the new timer installed.

i smell very bad smell coming from refrigerator

  • Customer: Arsen from Glendale, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 7 of 16 people found this instruction helpful
I started look inside ,disconnected power, and open all possible compartments to see any burned part. Fortunately I fined a small part look like melted and then i went online and make my research .Then i ordered that part and change it.

Broken lower door rack

  • Customer: Keith from Fort Thomas, KY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Snapped the new rack right into place.

top shelf broke; replaced it

  • Customer: Kristy from Woodbridge, VA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
It just snaps in place, no biggie. What was a big deal was... that I ordered the part one day at like 2pm and got it the next day by about 2pm. That was very strange!!! Never expected that sort of delivery. Very nice!

I ordered the correct part BUT the part did not come with screws.

  • Customer: Kathy from Lake Oswego, OR
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
So I had to go to three different hardware stores to find a screw that would nearly work without having to order one.

the freezer frosted up and the fridge was not getting cold.

  • Customer: Sherry from Newberry, SC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the instructional video and did what it said.

Someone broke ref. Door handle in garage, with car door!!!!

  • Customer: Marilyn from LOS ANGELES, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Just screw new one on again. All done, like new

freezer cold and frosting up but refrigerator warm

  • Customer: Gary from SABINSVILLE, PA
  • Difficulty: Very Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
inside the freezer compartment, remove four hex head screws from rear panel,lift panel forward and unplug wire assembly from panel. find old defrost thermostat attached to copper tube by clip on back of thermostat, unclip, snip two wires to thermostat, take new thermostat, strip 1/4"of wire from wires in freezer (thermostat is prestripped),insert light blue wire from thermostat and light blue wire from freezer into opposite ends of crimp connector and crimp securely. repeat with dark blue wires. set panel back in freezer,connect plug to back of panel, refasten screws and you are go to go! save yourself the price of a new refrigerator or $300 repair by repairman!

Handle broke off of door

  • Customer: Don from MELBOURNE BCH, FL
  • Difficulty: Very Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
New handle was easy to obtain from you and had the new one on in ten minutes. Thank you Very easy repaired.

the freezer would stick in defrost and not come out

  • Customer: carol from woodland, WA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the vent cover at the bottom. Removed the screws. disconected the harnes and put the new timer in. This was a very easy fix. Thank You!

the refrig was in storage for about a year, the freezer door warped

  • Customer: Jeffery from Phillipsburg, NJ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 3 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
removed freezer door and installed the new one. This was a pretty easy thing to do, although putting the old handle on the new door was a challenge. No knowing that there is a plastic piece holding the top of the handle i broke the that piece and had to order another one. Mean while the freezer was making alot of frost inside, so that had to be cleaned after the new part came.
All Instructions for the TRT15L2JW4
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