It’s useful to know what your fridge consist of and the most common repair parts that you might need. It will help you to identify the problem and replace the broken part. However, it’s always better to ask an experienced technician to get this job done.
Now let’s take a look at the most common refrigerator repair parts and why these parts are essential for the quality work of the fridge.
- It’s in charge of controlling the temperature in your refrigerator. If thermistor breaks down, a lot of problems can arise. Usually the faulty thermistor is the reason why your fridge isn’t cooling or it freezing food items. To check the work of thermistor you can use multimeter. The thermistor needs to be replaced if it fails the miltimeter test.
- Evaporator fan motor. It guarantees continuous cold air circulation throughout a refrigerator, as well, as a freezer compartment. And it’s responsible for homogeneous temperature distribution and optimal humidity inside the refrigerator. A failing evaporator fan motor can be the reason why your refrigerator isn’t cooling while your freezer is working well. And at the same time you can notice excessive unusual noise. These are the signs that the evaporator fan motor needs to be checked and maybe replaced.
- Water inlet valve. It’s in charge for the water supply to the fridge. When your fridge starts leaking or there’s trouble with making ice, there can be problem with the inlet valve. And most likely it has to be replaced because it’s impossible to fix the cracked water inlet valve.
- Condenser fan motor. It’s needed for forcing air circulation through the condenser coil in order to regulate fridge temperature and prevent condenser from overheating. If there’s a problem with condenser fan motor, you can notice the following symptoms, such as, your fridge isn’t cooling and temperature keeps rising, and you might hear the unusual loud noise.