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How To Fix a Refrigerator

Appliance repairs are nearly inevitable, but don't despair, fixing a refrigerator isn't that difficult. The most important thing is to understand how a refrigerator works and how to diagnose the problem. We'll show you how to figure out what is wrong and how to repair a refrigerator. Refrigerator replacement parts are readily available through several sources and it is possible to get them overnight. So before you spend money on an appliance repairman, why not give it a try yourself?

How a Refrigerator Works
Troubleshooting Refrigerator Problems
Tips and Advice
How To Move a Refrigerator
Refrigerator Schematics

Refrigerator Repair Guides

Testing & Repair Instructions

Breaker Strips Check  
Capacitor Discharge  
Compressor mounts Check Replace
Compressor motor Check Replace
Compressor relay Check Replace
Condensor coils Clean  
Condensor fan Check Replace
Defrost heater Check Replace
Defrost thermostat Check Replace
Defrost timer Check Replace
Door seal Clean Check
Door switch Check Replace
Drain tube Repair  
Evaporator fan Check Replace
Ice maker see Ice Maker
Interlock switch Check Replace
Leveling the refrigerator Adjust  
Overload protector Check Replace
Refrigerant Leak Check
Temperature control Check Replace
Water inlet valve Check

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