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TRT18GREW1 Tappan Refrigerator - Overview

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Door Handle – Part Number: 218428101
Door Handle
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PartSelect #: PS427922
Manufacturer #: 218428101
This white handle can be used with both the freezer door and the fresh food door of many refrigerators. Note: As per manufacture this handle includes the mounting block and screw for the top of the ha...
$60.63
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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 will cycle for thirty minutes after every eight hours of run time.
$45.60
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Door Shelf End Cap - Left or Right Side – Part Number: 215267701
Door Shelf End Cap - Left or Right Side
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PartSelect #: PS422444
Manufacturer #: 215267701
This end cap can be used for the right or left side of the refrigerator door shelf or the freezer door shelf.
$6.69
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Door Shelf End Cap  - Left or Right Side – Part Number: 215473602
Door Shelf End Cap - Left or Right Side
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PartSelect #: PS422925
Manufacturer #: 215473602
It can be used for either the right side or the left side of some refrigerator door shelves.
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Light Bulb – Part Number: 316538904
Light Bulb
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PartSelect #: PS12751166
Manufacturer #: 316538904
Clear, 120 Volt, 40 Watt.
$25.16
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Run Capacitor – Part Number: 5304464438
Run Capacitor
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PartSelect #: PS2333670
Manufacturer #: 5304464438
This part is attached to the compressor. It helps the compressor kick on and off while maintaining a constant temperature to keep things frozen in your freezer.
$68.26
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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.
$28.92
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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 is a white cut-to-fit door shelf retainer bar.
$68.77
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Fresh Food Door Gasket – Part Number: 5303207345
Fresh Food Door Gasket
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PartSelect #: PS455153
Manufacturer #: 5303207345
This is a genuine OEM door gasket, which works with refrigerators.
$195.13
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Handle Mounting Block – Part Number: 218396700
Handle Mounting Block
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PartSelect #: PS427804
Manufacturer #: 218396700
Sold individually.
$52.66
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Evaporator Fan Motor Kit – Part Number: 5300158289
Evaporator Fan Motor Kit
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PartSelect #: PS450319
Manufacturer #: 5300158289
This motor runs the evaporator fan in your refrigerator. It is mounted on the center hub and has three lead wires terminals. This motor rotates in a clockwise fashion. Its shaft has a diameter of 1/8" and is 1-1/4" long.
$129.87
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Light Socket – Part Number: 218906802
Light Socket
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PartSelect #: PS3655096
Manufacturer #: 218906802
$28.03
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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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Door handle broke off
First I removed the top screws, then I slide it off the lower screw that is hidden behind the handle. I replaced the handle by sliding it onto the bottem first then attaching it onto the top with the two top screws.
Parts Used:
Door Handle
  • Lisa from Linton, ND
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    1- 2 hours
  • Tools:
    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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