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TRT17NRBW0 Tappan Refrigerator - Overview

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Defrost Timer - 60Hz 120V – Part Number: 215846602
Defrost Timer - 60Hz 120V
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PartSelect #: PS423801
Manufacturer #: 215846602
This Defrost Timer works like a clock by switching on the defrost heater circuit after a predetermined amount of compressor run time. This allows the defrost circuit to clear the evaporator of ice or ...
$38.60
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Door Shelf Retainer Bar - Cut to Fit – Part Number: 215366002
Door Shelf Retainer Bar - Cut to Fit
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PartSelect #: PS422630
Manufacturer #: 215366002
This white door shelf bar is approximately 31 inches long and provides storage space on your refrigerator door. If it becomes loose, cracked, or detached, it needs to be replaced. A damaged shelf bar ...
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Run Capacitor – Part Number: 5304464438
Run Capacitor
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PartSelect #: PS2333670
Manufacturer #: 5304464438
The run capacitor helps the compressor kick on and off while maintaining a constant temperature in your fridge and freezer. You may need to replace your run capacitor if your refrigerator or freezer s...
$19.46
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Light Bulb – Part Number: 316538904
Light Bulb
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PartSelect #: PS12751166
Manufacturer #: 316538904
This OEM 40 watt appliance light bulb is used for some ranges, refrigerators, freezers, and microwaves. Simply locate the existing bulb, unscrew it from its socket, and replace with new light bulb. If...
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Defrost Thermostat – Part Number: 5303917954
Defrost Thermostat
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PartSelect #: PS469269
Manufacturer #: 5303917954
This limiter thermostat cuts out when the temperature inside your refrigerator reaches 55 degrees Fahrenheit and kicks back in when the internal temperature drops to 20 degrees Fahrenheit. If you disc...
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Crisper Drawer Cover Support – Part Number: 5303288973
Crisper Drawer Cover Support
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PartSelect #: PS461210
Manufacturer #: 5303288973
This is the replacement crisper drawer cover support for your refrigerator. The crisper shelf rests on the support, which keeps it level. If your drawer cover or shelf will not stay level, or will not...
$28.18
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Evaporator Fan Motor Kit – Part Number: 5300158289
Evaporator Fan Motor Kit
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PartSelect #: PS450319
Manufacturer #: 5300158289
The evaporator fan motor kit is specifically made for your refrigerator to run the evaporator fan in your refrigerator. It is mounted on the center hub and has three lead wire terminals; its shaft has...
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Evaporator Fan Blade – Part Number: 5308000010
Evaporator Fan Blade
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PartSelect #: PS473177
Manufacturer #: 5308000010
This evaporator fan blade is a genuine OEM part that is sourced directly from the manufacturer. The evaporator fan blade circulates air through the refrigerator to control the amount of cold air goes ...
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Light Socket – Part Number: 218906802
Light Socket
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PartSelect #: PS3655096
Manufacturer #: 218906802
The light socket on your refrigerator houses the light bulb and connects it to the power source. If you notice that your refrigerator light does not come on when you open the door, you may need to rep...
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Fresh Food Door Gasket – Part Number: 218730603
Fresh Food Door Gasket
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PartSelect #: PS428566
Manufacturer #: 218730603
This white gasket is used to seal the refrigerator door when closed to keep the cool air inside and the room air out.
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Screw – Part Number: 215005101
Screw
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PartSelect #: PS1525528
Manufacturer #: 215005101
This screw is sold individually.
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Hexagonal Screw – Part Number: 241710601
Hexagonal Screw
PartSelect #: PS1526503
Manufacturer #: 241710601
Sold individually.
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Fridge got warm and freezer coils were frosted
Fridge is a side by side. The freezer is pretty narrow for a guy with wide shoulders.

Pulled plug.

Had to remove bottom drawers then used nut driver to remove screws closest to back wall in drawer runners. Once the back screws were removed the runners could be swung up or down out of way so back cover could be removed.

Once back cover was removed thermostat was located attached to top pipe going into coil using a spring clamp.

Cut the wires just outside the crimp connectors going into thermostat. Released the spring clamp buy squeezing botton together.

Removed old badly corroded thermostat.

I wish I had attached the crimp connectors to the new thermostat wires before mounting it. Reaching way in the back, while turning shoulders verticly and trying to get the wire connectors set from both sides was awkward and uncomfortable...The biggest PIA of the whole task.

Once connected I let the fridge (thermostat) cool for 10 min. Turned the dial defrost timer to get it into defrost mode. Stupidly touched the heating element to see if it was getting warm...it was very hot.

Coils steamed...every looked like it was working. Unplugged, put back cover back on and retattached drawer mounts.

Plugged back in and everying is working great!
Parts Used:
Defrost Thermostat Defrost Timer - 60Hz 120V
  • Stephen from Warrington, PA
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
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Noisy fan
1. Removed the 7 nuts using the nut driver from the freezer back panel inside the freezer.
2. Remove the back panel. The evaporator motor and fan are located above the coils.
3. Unplug the wiring harness.
4. Remove the two gold mounting screws holding the motor and fan in place.
5. Remove the motor and fan including the brackets.
6. Install the new motor and fan onto the mounting bracket.
6a. Attach the green ground to the mounting bracket.
7. Screw the two gold screws back into the freezer.
8. Attach the new wiring harness. Note, the old harness had a mounting hole/space for it to connect to the wiring harness of the freezer. The new motor's harness was not long enough for this, so it is connected freely to the freezer harness.
9. Use the hair dryer to melt any ice that may have formed on the coils and hole where the fan goes.
10. Turn the freezer on to see if the fan turns on.
11. Reinstall the back panel.
All done!
Parts Used:
Evaporator Fan Blade Evaporator Fan Motor Kit
  • Jordan from Maumee, OH
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    1- 2 hours
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver
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Clicking sound then within a minute clicking again, not cooling.
UNPLUG REFRIGERATOR. Carefully remove relay from the side of the compressor. You shouldn't need a tool to do this, if it is hard you can gently pry the edge with a flat head screw driver just to loosen. Unplug white and red wires from relay, noting that the white wire goes in the hole with a #2 stamped beside it. Shake old relay, if it rattles like a baby rattler then it's most likely the problem. Replace wires into the new relay and plug back into the compressor.
Parts Used:
Compressor Start Relay
  • Melvin from Semmes, AL
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
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