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Defrost Heater

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PartSelect Number PS11738470
Manufacturer Part Number WP12049801
Manufactured by Whirlpool
Troubleshooting
This part fixes the following symptoms:
Fridge too warm | Freezer section too warm
This part works with the following products:
Refrigerator.
This part works with the following products:
Amana, Kenmore, Maytag, KitchenAid.
Part# WP12049801 replaces these:
AP6005422, 10428405, 12049801, 4343920
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    Walter
    June 5, 2019
    How do i get defrost thermostat out.Where is it
    For model number SXD22S2W
    Hello Walter, thank you for writing. We will also need the product or serial number for your appliance, as there are multiple variations of the model listed.

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      Customer Repair Stories
       Average Repair Rating: 3.4 / 5.0, 6 reviews. What's this?
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        Evaporator Kept Icing Up , Not Getting Cold Fridge Side
        Had to take everything out of freezer including shelves. Removed lower back panel to expose evap. Assm. And thermostat. Defrosted evap using a handheld blower drier while using a shop vac to suck out the melting water from the evaporator tray while melting. Installed the thermostat utilizing color coded wires and did a test run. Worked perfectly after that.
        • MICHAEL from WILLIAMSBURG, OH
        • Difficulty Level:
          A Bit Difficult
        • Total Repair Time:
          1- 2 hours
        • Tools:
          Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
        26 of 34 people found this instruction helpful.
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        Evaporator coils were freezing up and the water dispenser would not work
        I was not sure what the fix was on my refrig, so I ordered the defrost timer kit, bimetal defrost thermostat, and the evaporator heater(about 100.00 in parts)
        I think my entire problem was the bimetal defrost thermostat, as it was somewhat bulged out on the plastic side.
        The evaporator coils would freeze over--the evap. fan would not work and the cold water dispenser would not work. I did't have time to just replace one part at a time so I ordered all three parts that have to do with the defrosting of the evap. coils.
        The parts worked and the refrig. is operating fine. Thanks to parts select for a super fast delivery(one day).
        • Sammy from Clarksville, TX
        • Difficulty Level:
          Easy
        • Total Repair Time:
          15 - 30 mins
        • Tools:
          Nutdriver
        • Parts Used:
          R0161088, R0131577, WP12049801
        21 of 24 people found this instruction helpful.
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        Fridge side wasn't cooling and the Freezer was icing not letting air from the bottom going to the fridge side.
        First I unpluged, open the back right side, and I put a sponge to get the water that was melting from the unit, at front took the ice bucket off, pull the three shelvings and the lower drawer off too, unscrew three little nutscrews (1/4) from the middle and two from the bottom, pull the cover sideways and you can see the Thermostat on the left side top of the coils, just unplug one and cut the other, for the heater evaporator, there two clips holding it, pull the clips off and replace the unit, put everything back together and believe me will work, after two hours you can see the difference, I call many places for the repair i was gonna get charge $90.00 for the check, another $90.00 per hour plus parts, I just spend less than $70.00 Thank guys.
        • Sergio from Brookfield, IL
        • Difficulty Level:
          Easy
        • Total Repair Time:
          30 - 60 mins
        • Tools:
          Nutdriver, Pliers
        • Parts Used:
          R0131454, WP12049801
        9 of 12 people found this instruction helpful.
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        freezer would not defrost
        First I removed shelving from freezer, removed five screws, pulled out vent, replaced the thermostat and heater evaporator., replaced screws and venting, checked the next morning to make sure refrigerator was working., works great, easiest repair I have ever done.
        • Catheran from Lafayette, GA
        • Difficulty Level:
          Really Easy
        • Total Repair Time:
          15 - 30 mins
        • Tools:
          Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
        • Parts Used:
          R0131454, WP12049801
        7 of 7 people found this instruction helpful.
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        Refrigerator started to defrost and actually stopped being cold.
        We actually had a friend come up and find the problem and he told us what part was needed and then when it came in I just unscrewed the old part and installed the new one and replaced the cover and screwed it back in place and turned the fridge back on and in a matter of hours the icemaker was making ice and the refrigerator side was getting cold again. A $30 part saved us at least a thousand dollars which was what it would have cost to replace our refrigerator.
        • Linda from Sunbury, OH
        • Difficulty Level:
          Really Easy
        • Total Repair Time:
          Less than 15 mins
        • Tools:
          Nutdriver
        • Parts Used:
          WP12049801
        4 of 12 people found this instruction helpful.
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        fridge tripped every couple hours
        suspected the defrost heater, as fridge always tripped when defrost timer (orange knob behind bottom front grill) was at 3 o clock. Undid the freezer back plate, disconnected heater, rotated knob to 3 o'clock, no trip. ordered new heater and thermostat. can pull cooling coil outward(be gentle) Need needle nose plier to remove clips holding heater in place.
        replaced heater, also thermostat for good measure.
        Voila!!!
        • paul from santa rosa, CA
        • Difficulty Level:
          A Bit Difficult
        • Total Repair Time:
          30 - 60 mins
        • Tools:
          Nutdriver
        • Parts Used:
          R0161088, WP12049801
        2 of 4 people found this instruction helpful.
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          Model Cross Reference
          This part works with the following models:
          PartSelect Number: PS11738470
          Manufacturer Part Number: WP12049801
          Brand
          Model Number
          Description
          Amana
          1999A
          Refrigerator
          Amana
          1999A-P1193906WL
          Refrigerator - SIDE BY SIDE REFRIGERATOR
          Amana
          1999CIWEA
          Refrigerator
          Amana
          1999CIWEL-P1171101WL
          Refrigerator - SIDE BY SIDE ICE AND WATER REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER
          Amana
          1999CIWEW
          Refrigerator
          Amana
          1999CIWEW-P1171101WW
          Refrigerator - SIDE BY SIDE ICE AND WATER REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER
          Amana
          1999W
          Refrigerator
          Amana
          1999W-P1193906WW
          Refrigerator - SIDE BY SIDE REFRIGERATOR
          Amana
          2599A
          Refrigerator
          Amana
          2599A-P1190419WL
          Refrigerator - SIDE BY SIDE REFRIGERATOR
          Amana
          2599CIWEA
          Refrigerator
          Amana
          2599CIWEA-P1170601WL
          Refrigerator - SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
          Amana
          2599CIWEL-P1170601WL
          Refrigerator - SIDE BY SIDE ICE AND WATER REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER
          Amana
          2599CIWEW
          Refrigerator
          Amana
          2599CIWEW-P1170601WW
          Refrigerator - SIDE BY SIDE ICE AND WATER REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER
          Amana
          2599W
          Refrigerator
          Amana
          2599W-P1190419WW
          Refrigerator - SIDE BY SIDE REFRIGERATOR
          Amana
          2699A
          Refrigerator
          Amana
          2699W
          Refrigerator
          Kenmore
          56957085791
          Refrigerator - Kenmore Refrigerator Model 569.57085791 (56957085791, 569 57085791) Parts
          Kenmore
          56957087791
          Refrigerator - Kenmore Refrigerator Model 569.57087791 (56957087791, 569 57087791) Parts
          Kenmore
          56957089791
          Refrigerator - Kenmore Refrigerator Model 569.57089791 (56957089791, 569 57089791) Parts
          Kenmore
          56959082791
          Refrigerator - Kenmore Refrigerator Model 569.59082791 (56959082791, 569 59082791) Parts
          Amana
          57085-P1190813WE
          Refrigerator - 20" SIDE BY SIDE REFRIGERATOR
          Amana
          57087-P1190815WL
          Refrigerator - 20' SIDE BY SIDE REFRIGERATOR
          Amana
          57089-P1190814WE
          Refrigerator - 20' SIDE BY SIDE REFRIGERATOR
          Litton
          58632
          Refrigerator
          Amana
          58632-P1317501WW
          Refrigerator - SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
          Litton
          58635
          Refrigerator
          Amana
          58635-P1317501WE
          Refrigerator - SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR

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