water dispenser actuator retaining arm broken

ApplianceFrigidaire Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

ken From farmington hills, MI

Aug 14, 2012

first turn power off (i just tripped breaker but you can unplug unit. Next remove water and ice base tray this piece simply slides straight out. Now remove the control panel bezel by first removing 3 #2 philps head screw along base of bezel, unplug bezel/control panel from actuator by removing 12pin connector set control panel/bezel aside for now. next remove 3 screw securing ice and water dispenser, remove 4pin electrical connector on lower left side. now aqloow unit to hang by water supply tube . rotate unit so that you have a top view. visually locate and remove the two metal keeper that hold the dispenser actuator in place again there are 3 philips head screws holding these tabs down 2 on one tab and one on the other remove and discard old/broken tab. install new actuator and reverse the removal process and your done the whole job takes about 15-20 miniutes unless you have to repair any rusty area that can form around face of refrigerator face where bezel mounts.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Water Dispenser Actuator

Part Number: PS1526381

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