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10656536400 Kenmore Refrigerator - Instructions

All installation instructions for 10656536400 parts

These instructions have been submitted by other PartSelect customers and can help guide you through the refrigerator repair with useful information like difficulty of repair, length of repair, tools needed, and more.

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Ice Maker quit working

  • Customer: Melanie from Murray KY
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The ice maker quit working about 4 years after we purchased this refrigerator. I asked several contractors if they knew what the problem could be. All believed it had something to do with the water line being stopped up. However, when I looked at the water line, it seemed fine. Thankfully when I googled about repairing this refrig, I came upon this website. It stated statistically that the Icemaker assembly part was the problem. Guess what? Replaced it and it works! The repair was a little tedious, so I got my next door neighbor to help. He has a few moments struggling getting it out and the new one in, but overall, it was not too difficult. I believe I could have done it with the video's help but certainly would have taken me longer.

replaced ice maker

  • Customer: V.C. from Baytown TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
i followed instructions on video it went real simple except for the small area to work in.

Installation of Replacement Ice Maker

  • Customer: Robert from Fernandina Beach FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched the video accompanying the ice maker replacement part. Took 6 minutes. Then, having gathered my two recommended tools, moved to the fridge. Had the new replacement installed and working in 4 minutes. Doesn't qet any better than this.

Ice maker quit working, then the fridge & freezer stopped cooling

  • Customer: Ina from Altamonte Springs FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I actually purchased an ice maker, a combination start device & a run capacitor. I watched the 2 videos which were very helpful, in fact I may not have been able to do this if I had not watched the videos first. It took me step by step. It couldn't have been more simple. I replaced the start device & the run capacitor first just to make sure my fridge would cool again, then when it did, I replaced the ice maker. I saved myself a service call ($59.95) and the labor to replace the ice maker & other parts($140)and that didn't include the parts! By the way I'm female and 71 years old. So if I can do this anyone can.

Failed to make ice

  • Customer: Billy from Horseshoe Bay TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Your repair video was spot on. Should have watched it before I removed the old defective part. Would recommend it for anyone with same problem. I'll call on you again. Thank you. Billy

Ice maker not working

  • Customer: Mercedes from Lyndhurst NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
We replaced the ice maker with the help of the video, it was very helpful and it is working fine, thank you very much.

Ice maker stopped working

  • Customer: Kevin from Fort Lauderdale FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After viewing the very clear video. Remove the ice maker door by first lifting the door and pressing in on the hinges. Remove the screw in the back lower right of ice maker with a one quarter inch nut driver and lift out the cover to expose the wiring harness. Pull the ice maker unit forward and out and reach behind it to pull out the wiring harness plug. The plug only comes out if you depress the small "push clip" in the center of the harness plug. Turn the old ice maker unit upside down and remove the three screws again with the one quarter inch nut driver to lift off the plastic cover. The wiring harness plug need to be pushed through the plastic housing to remove the plastic cover completely. Reinstall the plastic cover on the new ice maker. Reverse the procedure and install the new ice maker. This is really a simple repair if you watch the video.

No ice from ice maker

  • Customer: William from Moscow ID
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Parts Select has great videos that describe step-by-step how to perform the repair. I did a sloppy job of diagnosing the problem, and concluded it was the water valve. The actual problems was that the ice maker was not sending a signal to the valve to send water. I could have determined this if I had tested the ice maker using all of the connection points where a jumper wire could be inserted. The ice maker arrived on my doorstep exactly when promised, and was an easy ten-minute fix. My conclusion is that an average person CAN work on their own appliances with a company like PartsSelect to backstop them.

Freezer was cold refrigerator was too warm.

  • Customer: Larry from Hatboro PA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I knew that if my freezer temp seemed Ok and my refrigerator was too warm that I should be looking to see if my evaporative fan was working. It blows the cold air from the freezer through to the refrigerator. Turns out that the unit was working and I figured out by viewing other customer experiences there was a diffuser door that opens and closes with a thermostat that was not operating. Replaced it and everything is fine.

Side by side refrigerator coils were frozen rendering the freezer and fridge running at high temp.

  • Customer: Mike from Blue Springs MO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Bought a new diffuser. Put it in, plugged it into the control panel. Working perfect ever since!

Refrigerator warm freezer normal

  • Customer: Tod from Dover NH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
This was easier than I made it. remove air diffuser cover at the top side of the freezer. remove air deffuser by closeing clips on freezer side. disconnect the power supply. reverse procedure. not real specific but you can figure it out I know you can.

ice maker not sending ice down chute

  • Customer: CLAYTON from KISSIMMEE FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched the video and realized how easy it really was....followed directions and completed repair in less than 5 min....only issue Fed Ex lost original order....parts person was great...overnighted me a replacement

Ice maker stopped dispensing ice

  • Customer: Candice from Whitehouse OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I discovered the coupler was broken, so I went online to search for a repair. I found the part number for the coupler and washer. I used the short online video that shows step by step how to fix it. It was very easy and now the ice maker dispenses ice again! I researched Sears and your site, and your site with shipping was less expense than Sears. I called Sears and they didn't have the part in stock anywhere close to where I live to pick up, so with their price and shipping, your site was just a couple dollars cheaper. I receive the part very quickly after ordering.

Had to completely remove the ice maker in order to install the replacement part

  • Customer: Leonard W from Roseburg OR
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Sorry for delay in writing. Part I ordered arrived two days ago and it was exactly what I needed. Knowing that there will be problems even with the smallest job I procrastinated starting. When I did start this morning I foud I had to completely remove the ice maker and disassemble it in order to install the water fill cup bracket. The challenge was reassembling the unit. Not hard for an experienced repairman but a challenge for layman. Everything is thing is back to gether now and power on cooling down the refrigerator. Won't know how successful it was until turn on water and ice is formed. If it works this saved $75 just to get a Sears repairman to come out and tell me what would be needed to fix the refrigerator and $1,000 if I had to buy a new refrigerator. Extremely satisfied with service I received. Thank you.

PART WHERE ICE MAKER ARM FIT IN BROKE OFF

  • Customer: Yvonne from Worthington IA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
TOOK ICE MAKER OUT ALL TOGETHER WE REMOVED 4 TO 5 SCREWS HAD TO REMOVE AXEL TO GET THE BROKEN PIECE OUT AND NEW ONE IN MY HUSBAND SAID IT WAS EASY IN AND OUT IN ABOUT 15 MINUTES SAVED ABOUT 150.00 THANKS PARTSLECT
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