WP2198202 Whirlpool Thermostat Refrigerator Tempature

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This SxS Refrigerator Thermostat regulates the temperature in your refrigerator. If your refrigerator's compressor is constantly running, won't come on, or runs without holding the correct temperature, replacing this part may alleviate the issue. Replacing this part will require basic hand tools, some disassembly of the refrigerator and novice repair experience. You must unplug the refrigerator or shut off the house circuit breaker for the appliance before installing this part. Also turn off the refrigerator's water supply before you begin. Recommended Item: Refrigerator and Freezer Thermometer (item 8171720). This thermometer shows temps from -20 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Thermometer face has special markings to show where food is safe and where it is at risk of spoilage.

Part Specification
•  This product is a Factory Certified Part. These three words represent quality parts and accessories designed specifically for your appliance. Time tested engineering that meets our strict quality specifications
•  This product is a replacement part
•  Package contains (1) SxS Refrigerator Thermostat
•  Tools Needed: Multi screwdriver

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This SxS Refrigerator Thermostat regulates the temperature in your refrigerator. If your refrigerator's compressor is constantly running, won't come on, or runs without holding the correct temperature, replacing this part may alleviate the issue. Replacing this part will require basic hand tools, some disassembly of the refrigerator and novice repair experience. You must unplug the refrigerator or shut off the house circuit breaker for the appliance before installing this part. Also turn off the refrigerator's water supply before you begin. Recommended Item: Refrigerator and Freezer Thermometer (item 8171720). This thermometer shows temps from -20 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Thermometer face has special markings to show where food is safe and where it is at risk of spoilage.

Part Specification
•  This product is a Factory Certified Part. These three words represent quality parts and accessories designed specifically for your appliance. Time tested engineering that meets our strict quality specifications
•  This product is a replacement part
•  Package contains (1) SxS Refrigerator Thermostat
•  Tools Needed: Multi screwdriver

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The following parts are replaced by this product

  1. 2198202
  2. 2161283
  3. 2161284
  4. 2169113
  5. 2198201
Replacing the Whirlpool WP2198202 THERMOSTAT

DIY Instructions

1. Turn off power to your appliance at the circuit breaker or fuse box.

2. Disconnect the wires connected to the old thermostat by gently pulling them loose.

3. Unscrew the screws that hold the old thermostat in place and remove it from the appliance.

4. Inspect the area around the old thermostat mount to verify that no debris or grime is present. Clean the area, if needed.

5. Once clean, attach the new Whirlpool WP2198202 thermostat to the appliance using the pre-existing mounting screws.

6. Reattach the wiring harness to the matching terminals on the new thermostat. Make sure to match the wire colors for each terminal.

7. Turn on the power to the appliance at the circuit breaker or fuse box.

8. Test the new thermostat to make sure it works properly.

With these steps, you now know how to replace the Whirlpool WP2198202 THERMOSTAT. Utilizing DIY instructions like this can save a significant amount of money while also helping you become more familiar with your appliance.

Please keep in mind, these instructions are for general guidance and should always be used in conjunction with the manufacturer's manual, if available.
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