refrigerator sedondary water valve failed

ApplianceAmana Refrigerator

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

Don From Macedon, NY

Oct 14, 2007

12 out of 17 people found this instruction helpful

First, I didn't know that my refrigerator water system even had a secondary water valve; I have replaced the primary water valve 3 times so far, and when that didn't fix the problem I looked further and there it was.

I turned off the water supply to the refrigerator and unplugged it, prior to working on it.

Then I took the back panel off the 'frige with a cordless drill (the 1/4" hand nut drive was too slow), removed the primary water valve to get it out of the way, and remove the secondary water valve. all the electrical and tubing connections could be removed and installed by hand, so it was pretty easy.

The job duration could have been cut in half if my wife didn't make me clean behind the 'frige once I moved it....................

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

USE WPL 12544101 (Now subbed to Secondary Water Valve)

Part Number: PS2007679

$67.00
In Stock