Plastic wheel broken - Would not produce ice

ApplianceKitchenAid Refrigerator

ModelPS2341896

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Matthew From Newbury Park, CA

Jan 26, 2010

2 out of 4 people found this instruction helpful

1. Removed all 4 screws underneath with nutdriver
2. Whole assembly slides out like a drawer
3. Unplugged power/wire harness
4. Removed Motor Assembly - 3 screws
5. Found the broken plastic wheel
6. Ordered part on PartsSelect
(Total: 5 minutes)
7. Received new part next day
8. Put the new motor assembly back on using the original 3 screws (it doesn't come with new ones)
9. Slid unit back into drawer
10. Put the 4 Nut Driver Screws back in (tricky to get the wire harness cover back in place, but not that bad)
11. Plugged in wire harness
12. Turned on the ice-maker
Ice Dropped within the hour.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Icemaker Control Assembly

Part Number: PS2341896

$73.62
In Stock