Refrigerators

How to Troubleshoot a Maytag Performa Refrigerator

How to Troubleshoot a Maytag Performa Refrigerator
Maytag Performa refrigerators are designed to withstand normal everyday use. If problems occur with the refrigerator, troubleshooting steps may allow you to identify the source of the problem. Most basic issues can be resolved without seeking further

Refrigerator Problems: Water in the Refrigerator

Refrigerator Problems: Water in the Refrigerator
Since refrigerators have so many sections and working components, any number of things can go wrong with a unit. Sometimes the issue is easy to pinpoint and sometimes the problem seems to stem from nowhere. If you have water in the refrigerator, it i

How to Remove a Drain Pan from a Whirlpool Side by Side Refrigerator

How to Remove a Drain Pan from a Whirlpool Side by Side Refrigerator
If you walk into your kitchen one day to see a puddle of water underneath your Whirlpool side by side refrigerator, don't panic. You've probably just got a full drain pan. These pans, situated beneath the Whirlpool refrigerator, collect condensation

How to Troubleshoot a Sears Coldspot Refrigerator Ice Maker That is Not Working

How to Troubleshoot a Sears Coldspot Refrigerator Ice Maker That is Not Working
If you are having trouble with your Sears Coldspot ice maker, there are a few diagnostics tests that you can run on your own. Ice makers do not contain many moving parts, so if you can narrow down the problem to a few key areas, you may be able to fi

How to Put a Frigidaire Refrigerator in Demo Mode

How to Put a Frigidaire Refrigerator in Demo Mode
Appliance showroom owners typically set refrigerators in demo mode in order to display the item properly without wasting electricity used for cooling. When a Frigidaire refrigerator is in demo mode, the appliance will not cool but the inside lights a

How to Repair a Dent in a Refrigerator

How to Repair a Dent in a Refrigerator
Whether your refrigerator is brand new or an older model, there's nothing worse than a dent right in the middle of the door. Refrigerators are especially prone to dents, since just opening the doors often leads to damage as they bump up against other

Troubleshooting for GE Fridge

Troubleshooting for GE Fridge
No matter what type of refrigerator you have, or how old it may be, the refrigerator may develop some working issues. Since a GE refrigerator has so many parts, these issues can occur in a variety of locations on the unit and effect a variety of comp

How to Test a Refrigerator Gasket

How to Test a Refrigerator Gasket
Testing your refrigerator door gasket will help you determine if it requires repair or replacement. An improperly sealed refrigerator wastes electricity because the cold air generated by the appliance escapes through small gaps around the door. This

Removing the Grille on a GE Profile Refrigerator

Removing the Grille on a GE Profile Refrigerator
General Electric (GE) Profile refrigerators have a grille on the bottom of the front of the refrigerator. The grille allows air to be pulled from the kitchen into the lower compartment of the appliance by the condenser fan, which cools the refrigerat

How to Change the Evaporator Fan on a GE Profile Refrigerator

How to Change the Evaporator Fan on a GE Profile Refrigerator
GE Profile refrigerators come in a variety of styles and sizes, from low-end refrigerator/freezer combinations, to high-end microprocessor-controlled side-by-side units. All models are fitted with an evaporator fan that circulates cold air through th

My Maytag Refrigerator Is Freezing Up

My Maytag Refrigerator Is Freezing Up
Maytag is a refrigeration and appliance company that is now owned by Whirlpool. Maytag refrigerators have always been advertised as durable machines that kept the "ol' lonely" repairman twiddling his thumbs with nothing to do. The reality is tha

How to Clean Out and Sanitize a Fridge

How to Clean Out and Sanitize a Fridge
Ever gone through your fridge, come across something, and the first thing that comes out of your mouth is "What is that?"? That's a clear sign that it is time to clean out the fridge. Sounds scary or at least a bit intimidating, but as long as y

How to Adjust a Westinghouse Refrigerator Door

How to Adjust a Westinghouse Refrigerator Door
When the doors to a refrigerator are not installed properly, the doors may not remain closed or are difficult to open. In addition, the refrigerator might shake, vibrate or even move while the motor is operating. Adjusting the refrigerator doors, inc

How to Troubleshoot a Norcold Ice Maker

How to Troubleshoot a Norcold Ice Maker
Norcold manufactures a variety of refrigeration units for recreation vehicles, trucks, vans and other mobile units. The refrigerators come in gas absorption or AC/DC models as well as portable units, and many Norcold refrigerators include an ice make

How to Remove a Drawer From a Electrolux Refrigerator

How to Remove a Drawer From a Electrolux Refrigerator
Most refrigerator drawers simply pull out of the refrigerator. This is not the case with the Electrolux refrigerator. Removing drawers from an Electrolux refrigerator requires removing the top drawer and working your way down to the lowest drawer. El

How to Repair a Warped Refrigerator Door

How to Repair a Warped Refrigerator Door
When a refrigerator door warps, it no longer will close properly. This can cause energy to be wasted. It can also cause excessive condensation to build up on the walls and shelves inside of the refrigerator. The door is held rigid with a metal retain

How to Fix a KitchenAid Refrigerator Water Dispenser Leak

How to Fix a KitchenAid Refrigerator Water Dispenser Leak
Water dribbling is normal on your KitchenAid refrigerator's water dispenser, as normal use of the dispenser leaves a few drops well after the dispenser lever is no longer pressed. A persistent water dispenser leak is an indication of a problem with t

How to Reset a Refrigerator's Defrost Control on a GE Monogram

How to Reset a Refrigerator's Defrost Control on a GE Monogram
Monogram is a premium line of GE appliances designed for customized performance and sophisticated aesthetics. The refrigerators offered in the Monogram range are feature-rich and varied, including side by side refrigerator freezers, built-in separate

How to Connect a Water Line to a Kenmore Elite Refrigerator

How to Connect a Water Line to a Kenmore Elite Refrigerator
Kenmore Elite refrigerators use a standard kit to hook up a water line for dispensing cold water and making ice in the freezer's automatic ice maker. The kit contains everything you need, including a standard 1/4-inch water line, except the hand tool

How to Cover an Outdoor Refrigerator

How to Cover an Outdoor Refrigerator
Having a refrigerator on your patio or deck makes summer barbecues and backyard entertaining easier, but it can be difficult to find a spot inside your home to stash that outdoor fridge. When the summer ends and the cold weather starts, you need to p
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