Model #25378299895 Kenmore top-mount refrigerator

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I need to replace the defrost timer on my refrigerator# 25378299895. The part number is 215846602. I need step by step instructions to replace.


The defrost timer is located in the bottom left front corner of the refrigerator. It is shown as Key 23 in the image below. Follow these steps to replace that part:

  1. Unplug the refrigerator to disconnect electrical power.
  2. Remove the bottom front kick panel.
  3. Remove the 2 screws that hold that defrost timer in place.
  4. Pull the defrost timer out and disconnect the wire harness.
  5. Plug that harness into the new defrost timer.
  6. Position the new timer and secure it with the mounting screws.
  7. Replace the bottom front kick panel.
  8. Plug the refrigerator back in.

This procedure should help you replace that defrost timer. If you need more assistance, let us know.

If you get to the point where you need to have a service technician diagnose and repair this failure, you can schedule service through this link: Sears Home Services .

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Lyle W -
Sears Technician
April 26, 2012