DIY side-by-side refrigerator repair
If your side-by-side refrigerator isn't making ice or it isn't even running, Sears PartsDirect has the troubleshooting advice you need to fix the problem. If you see an error code, follow the troubleshooting steps in our refrigerator error code chart to find the cause of the failure. Use the step-by-step procedures in the refrigerator repair guides to help you replace failed parts.
Use advice from the refrigerator articles and videos page to help keep your side-by-side fridge running smoothly. To find the owner’s manual or a complete list of replacement parts for your refrigerator, search for your model number.
If your refrigerator isn't running, an electronic control board failure could be the problem. A service technician can do tests to diagnose the cause. If the electronic control board has failed, replace it following the instructions in this repair guide.
The door gasket seals the gap around the door to keep the cold air in and the warm air out. Replace a worn or damaged door gasket by following these steps.
The door gasket seals the gap around the door to keep the cold air in and the warm air out. Replace a worn or damaged door gasket by following these 4 easy steps.
If frost is building up in the freezer of your side-by-side refrigerator, the defrost sensor could be at fault. You can replace the refrigerator defrost sensor in about half an hour by following these instructions.
If the ice maker in your side-by-side refrigerator is not producing, replacing the optic boards can fix this system.
If frost is building up in the freezer of your side-by-side refrigerator, the defrost heater could be faulty. Follow these step-by-step instructions to replace the defrost heater.
Learn how to replace the ice maker in a side-by-side refrigerator with these step-by-step instructions.
If your side-by-side refrigerator isn’t churning out ice, replacing the motor could fix the problem. These steps explain how.
If your refrigerator isn't as cold as it should be, it could be that the evaporator fan motor isn't circulating air. This repair guide shows how to replace a failed evaporator fan motor.
Replace the water valve that feeds water to the ice maker and water dispenser if it no longer controls the flow of water.
The thermistor senses the temperature inside the refrigerator. If the actual temperature and the temperature you set are different, the thermistor could be the problem. You can replace a refrigerator thermistor by following these simple instructions.
The diffuser controls cold air flow from the freezer to the refrigerator. You can replace it yourself, following step-by-step instructions.
If your refrigerator dispenses ice or water even when the door is open, replace the dispenser core control board—it takes less than an hour.
Discover how easy it is to replace the water filter in your KitchenAid refrigerator.
See how to install the water filter on your GE refrigerator, no matter the filter type or refrigerator style.
No matter what style Maytag refrigerator you have, we can walk you through replacing the water filter.
Let us show you how to install the different types of water filters in a Bosch refrigerator.
Need help replacing the water filter on your Fisher & Paykel refrigerator? Let us show you how.
Replacing the water filter in your Electrolux refrigerator is easy, no matter what type of fridge you have, following the steps in our DIY videos.
No matter what style Frigidaire refrigerator you own, we can help you replace the water filter.
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See the top 6 parts that need replacing in most refrigerators. Get tips on replacing the parts and keeping your fridge in top shape.
Follow these steps to properly maintain your refrigerator and keep it in top shape.
Watch our video to get some easy DIY troubleshooting tips to follow to remove a stuck water filter in your Samsung, Whirlpool, Frigidaire or Kenmore fridge.
Find tips on how to fix the ice maker in your fridge when it isn't working or when it isn't working right.
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Learn how to replace the Whirlpool EveryDrop 1 refrigerator water filter.
See how to disassemble the dispenser on common GE refrigerators.
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Replacing a refrigerator water filter is crucial for keeping the ice and water clean and fresh-tasting. If your water filter is enclosed in a cup filter cover, our video shows how to replace it.
If your refrigerator has a button you push to remove the water filter, our video shows how to replace it.
Replacing a refrigerator water filter is crucial for keeping the ice and water clean and fresh-tasting. If your water filter ejects and slides out, our video shows how to replace it.
If the water filter in your refrigerator pulls down from the filter housing, our video walks you through how to replace it.
Watch our video to see how to replace a refrigerator water filter located in a tray you open and then twist out the filter to remove it.
An inline water filter should be replaced every 6 months. Our videos shows how to do it.
Watch our video to learn how to replace a water filter that you must twist to remove.