ice dispensor didn't work

ApplianceWhirlpool Refrigerator

Modelgs6nbexrl01

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

bret From enid, OK

Oct 12, 2008

28 out of 40 people found this instruction helpful

removed front cover to the ice maker. checked the electric motor to if it was frozen. Moved it back and forth. Still didn't work. Removed electric motor by removing four screws. Found that electric motor would work when laying on its side but not when correct position. Guessed it was a short in the motor but the motor is completely sealed so simply replaced the electric motor. Removing and replacing the motor took less than15 minutes. Motor and seals were less than $100.00

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

SEAL

Part Number: PS329974

$3.96
In Stock

WASHER

Part Number: PS332417

$13.02
In Stock

Ice Auger Drive Motor

Part Number: PS869679

$118.79
In Stock

WASHER

Part Number: PS986524

$3.82
In Stock