DIY refrigerator repair
Whether your refrigerator isn't cooling properly or the ice maker is on the fritz, Sears PartsDirect has the refrigerator DIY repair help you need. See the most common refrigerator symptoms below and follow the troubleshooting tips to get your refrigerator working again.
Watch our compressor troubleshooting video to learn what steps to take when your refrigerator isn't cooling at all. If you see frost build-up on the back wall of the freezer, check out the tips in our defrost system troubleshooting video.
If your refrigerator has an electronic control, it likely displays an error code when a part stops working. Look up the error code and find troubleshooting tips in our refrigerator error code charts. Once you determine which part you need, see our DIY repair guides for step-by-step replacement help.
From how to store food so it stays fresh longer to information on water filters, our refrigerator articles and videos page provides numerous additional refrigerator tips and DIY troubleshooting advice. To find the owner’s manual or a complete list of replacement parts for your refrigerator, search for your model number.
If the temperature in your refrigerator doesn't match the temperature you set, the problem could be the temperature control board—a service technician can give you a definite diagnosis. If the board is at fault, follow these steps to replace it yourself.
Help your refrigerator run more efficiently by cleaning the condenser coils. It's easy and takes just a few minutes.
If your refrigerator isn't cooling at the right temperature, the problem could be the thermistor. Here's how to check.
Follow the steps in this video to remove air from the water line connected to your refrigerator's water dispenser so the water dispenses smoothly.
Learn how to fix your refrigerator if it's displaying an Er If error code.