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10644039603 Kenmore Refrigerator - Instructions

All installation instructions for 10644039603 parts

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fridge too warm

  • Customer: mike from ROSCOE IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
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remoove all the food and shelves out from the freezer section, remoove the light bulb lens ( 1 phillips screw) remoove light bulb, take out 6 srews on the back panel then slide out through the top with a slight bending curve motion, the bimetal thermostat will be clamped to the evaporator inlet, ( just after the cap tube) snap it off, then cut the wires about 2 inches from the stat, strip the ends about a quarter inch with wire strippers, same on the new stat, then use 16 or 18 gauge butt splices and crimp them , then reassemble in reverse order.

replaced oven lightbulb

  • Customer: peggy ann from forest city NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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very easy

freezer getting air into it

  • Customer: James D. from Crockett TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed instructions in video and instructions by other home owners. Installation went very well. Parts Select shipped the repair kit. A good company to do business with. Saved a lot of money by doing the repair myself.

Ice maker quit making ice. Water dispenser still works

  • Customer: Timothy from Lafayette LA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I changed out the complete ice maker by first un-plugging fridge from the electrical outlet,then taking out the three screws holding the ice maker in place, unplugging electrical connector that operates the module and then removed by sliding ice maker away from fridge. Replaced old ice maker and re-plugged connector. Screwed ice maker back into place and plugged fridge back into outlet. Within 5 minutes we could hear the water dispenser filling the ice maker. Within another hour we had our first batch of ice.

No problem

  • Customer: Ordean from Minot ND
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The repair went just fine. Your instruction regarding using the wiring harness were clear. Most of all I am happy to not have to listen to a noisy motor all night.

Condenser fan made loud noise.

  • Customer: Robert from Perrysburg OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched the video that was attached to my order confirmation (great idea) and just followed it step by step. Real easy repair since I had tried to fix the noise first without ordering parts, so I knew what I was doing Did a temporary fix which quieted it down while I waited for the parts and then the repair itself was pretty straight forward.

rocker switch broke off

  • Customer: STANLEY from OAKLAND NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
disconnected el. power to fridge. pried out broken switch with small screwdriner and pulled out w/water pump pliers. installed new switch and pressed into opening.

Condenser Fan quite

  • Customer: Jennifer from San Antonio TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I tried WD40, it worked for a day. Got a new part from PartSelect.com and was a good brand. Panasonic. Easy fix and works great. Saved a bundle. I priced a new fridge, no way, this was better. Thank you Partselect.

Ice Maker Not Making Ice

  • Customer: Gail E. from Palm Harbor FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The part arrived very quickly. I set up the laptop computer on the counter and started the instruction video (THEY ARE THE BEST!). With just a few starts and stops of the video during the installation in less than 15 minutes the repair was complete! The next day I had more ice than I needed. What a fabulous way to make appliance repairs at minimal cost! I will ALWAYS use PartSelect for any future repairs. I should also tell you that a 70 year old Woman did this repair - easily! If I can do it so can you!!

Protective cover for bulb had melted

  • Customer: Lee from Brooklyn NY
  • Difficulty: Very Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I tried to just replace the cover rather than the whole unit but it was impossible - the cover would not go/stay on. I tried to remove the old unit completely but it would not unplug it was practically fused to the back of the fridge and the liner was cracking. I ended up breaking the cover and jerry rigging it over the bulb to prevent items in the fridge from being able to touch. Bad solution.

No Ice

  • Customer: James M from Boca Raton FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced Ice maker unit

This was a side-by-side unit. The symptom was: ice in bottom of freezer; vent tube to evaporator tray blocked by ice; dispenser ice melting together; ice cream much too cold; and defrost and freezing cycle too long.

  • Customer: Robert from Weymouth MA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
All food and drawers were removed from the freezer, including ice tray. The left side shelf brackets were removed to ease removal of the back panels which expose the the bi-metal defrost thermostat. Six screws to remove the large back panel, plus the shelf support rails needed to be loosened to remove the smaller upper panel.
The bi-metal thermostat is mechanically clipped to the upmost coil of the condenser. the two wires must be cut and wires for the new thermostat spliced in. The wires were tinned with solder to insure a good connection, then twisted and crimped with an automotive end connector. With the smaller 22.8 cu.ft. refrigerator a lot of the work will have to be performed with one hand. The hardest problem here is diagnosing the malfunction correctly in the beginning. I was impressed that the replacement part was received in two days ...

I accidentally broke the arm that distributes the cubes to the ice bucket about a year ago. Just recently, the malfunction caused the entire thing to freeze up because the frozen cubes weren't cleared from the ice tray.

  • Customer: Timothy from Brunswick OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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Remove 1 screw from the cover that hides the wiring harness, pull out the assembly and disconnect it. Swap the bottom mounting tray to the new ice maker and reverse the process. Way easier than I anticipated. No need to freeze your hands in the freezer, once you have the old one out you're working on the counter.

exchange of defective light rocker switch

  • Customer: Steve from River Edge NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
1)pry out the old/defective light rocker switch with a screw driver (flat head) and pull out the cables 2)unplug two connectors at the end of light rocker switch 3) connect new light rocker into two connectors 4)push the wires inside and put back new light rocker switch

Ice dispenser would not spin, shaft worn down

  • Customer: Jon from Coppell TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The hexagonal shaft had been worn down so that the edges no longer could be gripped by the teeth on the ice dispenser bucket. Remove the the two screws underneath the bucket. Use pliers (if needed) to pull out ht sold shaft. Slide in the new shaft, and twist until it drops into place. Replace the two screws and you're all set!
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