Defrost heaters prevent your fridge’s cooling coils from frosting over. When it’s not working properly, your fridge or freezer can get too hot or too cold. Thankfully, replacing this part is easy and affordable. The PartsBroz defrost heater and assembly bracket directly replaces part number WR51X10055. It offers long-lasting durability and compatibility with many side-by-side Kenmore, GE, and Hotpoint brand refrigerators.
Before beginning the repair, you need to empty out your freezer and unplug the refrigerator. The only tools required are a quarter-inch nut driver and a Phillips head screwdriver. In total, this repair should take no longer than 20 minutes to complete.
Easy Fix for a Broken Fridge
Replacing a broken or faulty defrost heater takes no time at all. It’s often the solution to the following problems:
- Fridge section is too warm
- Freezer section is too warm
- Fridge section is too cold
- Freezer section is too cold
- Freezer isn’t defrosting
- Frost buildup
Compatible brands: Kenmore, Hotpoint, General Electric (GE)
Replaces Several Part Numbers: WR51X10055, AP3183311, 914088, AH303781, EA303781, PS303781, WR51X10030.
Unsure about compatibility? Please comment below in the customer questions and answer section or send us a message on the PartsBroz storefront. We’re happy to help ensure you select the right part for your refrigerator.