Ice maker motor was buzzing. Unable to discharge ice.

ApplianceKitchenAid Refrigerator

ModelKSSS42FKT00

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

David From Sarasota, FL

Apr 14, 2011

1 out of 2 people found this instruction helpful

I first turned off the refrigerator. I then used a hair dryer to melt and release the ice by warming the bottom of the mould. Then I turned the fridge back on and let the icemaker discharge the ice. I then turned off the icemaker and ordered the new part. I unplugged the fridge, removed the icemaker (three screws and an electrical connection). Then I replaced the heater/tray with the new one and turned everything back on. Within a couple of hours we began having ice again.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Ice Mold

Part Number: PS2341894

$67.84
In Stock