Additional Refrigerator Home Warranty Coverage

Additional Refrigerator Home Warranty Coverage

Got an extra fridge? Protect it—and your wallet—with our additional refrigerator coverage plan! And when the unexpected happens, you can count on 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (2-10 HBW) to help.

Why purchase a home warranty plan for your additional refrigerator?

An extra fridge means more space to store food and drinks. Not to mention, it’s also nice to know you’ve got plenty at home in case of emergencies.

Our additional refrigerator coverage plan saves you needless worry when your fridge breaks down from normal wear and tear. We’ll help cover the cost to repair or replace it so you can rest easy.

Keep your home—and your wallet—happy and healthy. Get your free, no-obligation quote today!

What could you pay for a refrigerator breakdown without a home warranty?

Additional Refrigerator Home Warranty Coverage

Refrigerator

Repair cost

$340

Replacement cost

$1,250

Repair and replacement costs based on 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty internal claims data and market data from our purchasing department.


When does my additional refrigerator home warranty coverage apply?

Covered refrigerator components*
All refrigerator components that affect the cooling operation of the compressor, thermostat, condenser coil, evaporator, and defrost system for one (1) unit.

Excluded refrigerator components*
Refrigerators with more than one compressor; wet-bar refrigerators over 16 cubic feet; built-in wine coolers over 30-bottle capacity; multimedia center, including technology convenience items like LCD screens, Wi-Fi, clocks, and cameras; racks; hinges; shelves; doors; glides; slides; glass interior thermal shells and food spoilage. All Components of each aforementioned Item and/or system.

*Additional refrigerator coverage is available as an additional purchased option. Coverage and excluded components listed are shown as example coverage. Refer to your Home Warranty Service Agreement for specific coverage details, exclusions, and dollar limits.


What’s wrong with my refrigerator?

Helpful hints and solutions for troubleshooting your refrigerator breakdown.

To get the most out of your home warranty plan (and to save your Service Fee for the toughest-to-solve breakdowns), you’ll want to do routine maintenance!

To the right, we’ve included some troubleshooting tips for when your refrigerator breaks down. Use these recommendations, along with your fridge’s instruction manual, to perform maintenance and try to get it running right away!

If these tips don’t help and you have active coverage with 2-10 HBW, we can help! Just log in to your Homeowner Portal account at 2-10.com/homeowner, check your service contract, and file a claim if you have refrigerator coverage!

No power to the refrigerator
Possible Cause
Possible Solution
Unit isn’t plugged in
Plug in unit
Blown fuse
Check fuse box/circuit breaker
refrigerator makes funny noises
Possible Cause
Possible Solution
The unit may not be level
Level the unit 
The drain pan is rattling 
Make sure the pan is not touching the sides or the compressor
The fan blades are hitting something 
Make sure the fan blades are not bent or obstructed
refrigerator is not cooling properly
Possible Cause
Possible Solution
The condenser coils are dirty
Clean the coils with a vacuum
The condenser fan is malfunctioning
Check the fan and repair or replace as necessary
The thermostat is not set properly
Adjust the thermostat as necessary
The door gasket is defective
Replace the door gasket to eliminate cold air from escaping
The room temperature is very hot
The unit may be operating properly, try to cool the room
Heavy frost accumulation
Defrost the unit more frequently
Refrigerator ices up and will not defrost
Possible Cause
Possible Solution
The drains are clogged 
Clear the drains 
The door gasket leaks or is damaged 
Replace the door gasket 
The drain hose is damaged or cracked
Replace the drain hose
refrigerator leaks water
Possible Cause
Possible Solution
The drain line is clogged or the drain pan is full
Clear the drain line and empty the drain pan
Refrigerator has a bad odor
Possible Cause
Possible Solution
The drain pan is dirty 
Clean and sanitize the drain pan
There is spoiled food in the unit
Remove any spoiled food. Keep an open container of baking soda in the unit until the odor is gone

How can I make my refrigerator last longer?

Keeping up on maintenance helps increase the life span of your refrigerator.
How can I make my refrigerator last longer?

The average refrigerator lasts 13 years*

Refrigerator maintenance tips

  • Use a vacuum cleaner to clean the condenser coils at least once a year.
  • Clean and dust the sides and top of your refrigerator regularly.
  • Check and clean the interior shelves, lining, and door gasket every three months.
  • Keep the inside of the refrigerator smelling clean by keeping a cup of baking soda in the refrigerator at all times.

*Average life span data from National Association of Home Builders/Bank of America Home Equity, Study of Life Expectancy of Home Components.

Protect your additional fridge and your budget

Protect your additional fridge and your budget

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