How to Avoid Refrigerator Repairs

Spend 30 minutes on these simple maintenance steps to keep your fridge running in tip top shape. It’s hard to believe, but six simple maintenance steps will prevent almost 100 percent of refrigerator breakdowns and eliminate those service calls.

Step 1: Clean the condenser coils (5 minutes)

Step 2: Clean the condenser fan (5 minutes)

Step 3: Wipe down the door gasket (2 minutes)

Step 4: Clear the freezer vents (5 minutes)

Step 5: Set the temperature controls to the middle settings (1 minute)

Step 6: Clear and clean the drip openings (2 minutes)