Ice maker failure to produce ice

ApplianceKenmore Ice Maker

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Screw drivers

Conley From richmond, TX

Apr 24, 2008

2 out of 2 people found this instruction helpful

The repair was simple.

I first did a diagnosis of the optical cuircuits and found them good. The tray heated up and when resetting the moor controller, the water cyccled to fill the tray so the only other thing it could be was the motor controller.

removed the service door for the ice maker
I removed the wire protectore screw and shroud
pulled the icemaker unit out and unplugged the unit
removed the motor controller end cap
unscrewed 3 screws holding the motor controller
removed and replaced the motor controller. ensured that all wire harness connector poiints were solid
reverse the above instructions and in 5 hours I was getting ice again!

$90 turned out to be a savings from the $250 it would have cost to have someone come out and look at the fridge.

I highly recommend to anyone who can read and use a screwdriver to perform this repair if you have diagnosed this as the root of your problem!

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

USE WPL W10190935 (Now subbed to Icemaker Control Assembly)

Part Number: PS2341896

$72.18
In Stock