The ice maker was dripping into the bin and turning all the cubes into a solid block

ApplianceWhirlpool Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers


Mar 18, 2011

11 out of 17 people found this instruction helpful

Followed directions enclosed with new ice maker.
1. Unplugged refrigerator. Removed three screws holding ice maker with a 1/4" nut driver while supporting ice maker with free hand
2.After removing ice maker from sidewall, unplugged wire pigtail and removed entire ice maker unit
3. Installed new pigtail, and bail wire from old ice maker, onto new ice maker
4. Holding ice maker with one hand, inserted new pigtail into plug, aligned water fill tube and held unit in position to reinstall 3 screws with 1/4" nut driver
5. Set wire bail in down position, plugged refrigerator power cord back in. About an hour later had new ice cubes.
This was a much easier job than I had anticipated. Thank you PartSelect! I am a happy camper once again. This refrigerator is in my motorhome.

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