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Replace a Fridge Thermostat for a Hotpoint RSA21 fridge

I need to replace the thermostat for a Hotpoint RSA21 fridge. I have access to the thermostat but need help in replacing it. Thanks

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what is the model number of this unit

Posted on May 17, 2008


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SOURCE: Replacing fridge thermostat

Should be prtty easy the wires can go either way, and just follow the bulb to install in same position

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

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if your refrigerator is in warranty than contact your service authority......or if you had purchased it by your own than ...... my friend! the thermostart does'nt have any warranty

Posted on May 14, 2009

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SOURCE: digital thermostat replacement for westinghouse fridge wse6100sa

easy, just remove and pay attention with the screws you remove and do not forget where they belong when you install the new one. dont worry they are all the same size of screws, if you see longer find where it fit, ok boss.

Posted on Sep 04, 2009

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No pictures, the new one goes in the same as the old one comes out. You have 2 screws on the bottom of the evaporator that holds the sensor in place. Then the sensor runs thru the bottom toward the back.As you remove the old one jus put the new one in the same way.

Posted on Oct 08, 2009

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SOURCE: WHIRLPOOL FRIDGE FREEZER MODEL ART 201. REPLACING

Hello,
It is often the case that if the thermostat is not working, the best route to take is to replace it rather than try to fix it, unless you have the necessary knowledge to do so. Most of the time, these are not as expensive as you would think and can be easily installed into the refrigerator. Here are some steps to follow to find out what the best route for you to take is in repairing or replacing your thermostat.

Good luck.....
Locate the thermostat and get all necessary model numbers, serial numbers and model codes. This information should be available for the refrigerator itself as well. Use this information to find and purchase the correct thermostat for your refrigerator.
Next, remove all power from the unit. Unplug the unit completely and make sure that it is not running before moving forward. Then, remove the old thermostat by cutting through the wiring.
To install the new thermostat, trim the lead wires to the right length. They are generally too long to start with. Terminate back into the circuit. The device will act as if it is a switch. This means that the direction or the coloring of the wires is not important. So long as you can cut off the current moving through them to the main defrost element you have no problem.
Make sure to properly dress the wires to insure that no part of them comes into contact with the defrost elements as this can cause them to melt.
Replacing a thermostat doesn’t have to be a lot of work, when you know what the problem is and can get easy access to the parts you need. Determine if your thermostat is bad by running through those tests first. When you do replace it, make sure to test to make sure it is working properly by allowing the unit to cool for several hours and testing the temperature within it.

Posted on Jul 30, 2010

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