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Bi-Metal Defrost Thermostat – Part Number: WPW10225581
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Bi-Metal Defrost Thermostat

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$29.82

Fix Number: FIX11750673

Manufacturer #: WPW10225581

Manufactured by: Whirlpool

Part description

If ice is building up in your freezer or if your freezer is getting too warm on the defrost cycle you may need to replace the bi-metal thermostat.

Works with the following brands

Whirlpool, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Maytag, Amana, Roper, Estate, Crosley, Inglis, Jenn-Air, Magic Chef

Works with the following products

Refrigerator

Fixes the following symptoms

Fridge too warm | Freezer not defrosting | Freezer section too warm | Fridge too cold

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Average Repair Rating: 3.8 / 5.0, 9 reviews ?
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Customer:
Rudy from Chaumburg, IL
Parts Used:
WPW10225581
Difficulty Level:
A Bit Difficult
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
Nutdriver, Pliers, Socket set
No ice warm frig and freezer
Took off back panel disconnected wires cut off senser And replaced with new one followed video provided put back to gether working great know thank you loved the help .
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Customer:
David from Jefferson City, MO
Parts Used:
WPW10225581
Difficulty Level:
Easy
Total Repair Time:
30 - 60 mins
Tools:
Replace Bimetal Defrost Thermostat
Removed all frozen food from freezer. Take out shelves and light. Remove six 1/4'' nuts from back metal shield. Take off shield. Cut and splice (with twist wire connectors) the pink wire and the brown wires from the main wiring harness. Tape with electrical tape. Put all back together. Actual repair takes about 20 minutes.
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Customer:
Susan from Sugar Hill, GA
Parts Used:
WPW10225581
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
Nutdriver
The refrigerator was not working proper and freezing up.
The cover over the defrost thermostat had to be removed the the cover over the filter in the far back. Next the cover over the water filter. This was done so the the stirofoam wit the thermostat could be removed. The whole stirofoam piece must be replace because it comes as one unit. I then replaced the defrost thermostat. Be sure to plug the wiring together. Last I replace all the plastic cover but going backward starting with the water filter cover the the air filter. The last cover would be for the defrost thermostat. I then plugged the refrigerator back in. Of course I have to wait for milk to though, but so far it is working fine.
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Customer:
Willy from lauderhill, FL
Parts Used:
WPW10225581
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
Screw drivers
Frosty Freezer
take freezer panel off with my screw drivers and change my bi-metal defrost thermostat.
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Customer:
Javier from Elgin, SC
Parts Used:
WPW10225581
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
Less than 15 mins
Tools:
Screw drivers
It will not defrost
I watch the troubleshooting video on your site. Determined the problem, ordered the part and is working like new. Thanks
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Customer:
Debra from Grant, AL
Parts Used:
WPW10225581
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
30 - 60 mins
Tools:
Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Fridge compartment not cooling
Well, truthfully my husband did the repair. But I watched and held the flashlight! It was so easy I could've done it myself, and I will if it ever happens again! Great service from your company! We will be using you again when the need arises!
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Customer:
Eric from Royal Palm Beach, FL
Parts Used:
WPW10225581
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
30 - 60 mins
Tools:
Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
NOT COLD ENOUGH
JUST FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTION SENT BY YOUR COMPANY,IT WORKS SO FAR VERY GOOD .
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Customer:
terry from Belleville, IL
Parts Used:
WPW10225581
Difficulty Level:
Easy
Total Repair Time:
30 - 60 mins
Tools:
Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Evaporator frozen solid, fridge and freezer too warm
Defrost first, remove all freezer shelves, pop upper duct panel loose, remove lower bulb cover and bulb, remove rear shelf brackets on right side, remove six screws on rear panel pull up slightly and remove, note the 2 tabs it hangs on, take picture of wires and position before removal, unplug main harness connection, connectors to fan, ground wire that slides onto the evaporator bracket in back and 2 other connections, unclip thermostat from evaporator tubing, cut brown and pink wires on main harness about an inch or so from main connector, be sure these are the ones that lead to the thermostat, strip wires and connect using red butt connectors, tape to seal well, the connectors I used had a heat shrink built into them, reassemble as removed. My thermostat was on top of the plastic connection between the evaporator and the tubing so I put it directly on the bare tube upon reassembly. Plug back in and monitor for a day or 2. Mine works better than new! Thanks for a great diagnostic chart and videos and great service!
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Customer:
Grace from Aurora, NC
Parts Used:
WPW10225581
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
30 - 60 mins
Tools:
Pliers, Socket set
Freezer icing up which caused insufficient cooling.
Unplugged. Cut old thermostat out . Used wire connectors ( the kind you crimp) on new thermostat. Then connected to existing wires from where old thermostat was removed. Waalaa! Freezer is not freezing up. Ice maker is also working now. My milk is really cold. Just the way I like it. Thank you. Your part replacement worked wonderfully and I saved $200.00 on a repair man/woman. :)
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Model Cross Reference

This part works with the following models:

Fix Number: FIX11750673
Manufacturer Part Number: WPW10225581
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