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51IMWEX1 Whirlpool Ice Maker - Overview

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$2.70

Screw

This screw is sold individually.

$3.76

Water Tube Kit

This tubing is 1/4'' in diameter and comes with 2 inserts. This tubing may be longer than the original, and may have to be cut.

$2.03

Screw with Washer

This metallic screw is less than an inch long and comes with a plastic washer.

$3.96

Compression Nut

$2.70

Screw

This screw is sold individually.

$12.57

SCOOP

$29.25

ADHESIVE

$4.46

Plastic Tubing Inserts - 4 Included

These inserts are used with 1/4 inch plastic tubing.

$6.04

SCREW

$227.43

Ice Grid Cutter

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Water began to leak under the refrigerator. Source looked like it was coming from control valve suppling water to ice maker and water dispenser.

  • Customer: jesse from hacienda heights CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 6 of 8 people found this instruction helpful
Followed instructions supplied. It was relatively easy and the parts fit exactly right. Sears wanted twice as much for the part and service would have charged me another $100 to come to my home. I saved over $100 doing the project myself. read more

Icemaker would not make ice. Diagnosed problem as being the cutter which was not cutting the ice thereby causing the machine to cycle draining the water receptacle.

  • Customer: Thomas from Warner Robins GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Removed two thumb screws holding old cutter in place, Replaced old cutter with replacement part the same way I removed the old cutter. Problem solved. read more

Ice machine grid cutter had failed. All necessary was to pull old one and replace with new one. Hardest part was to remove the cover face plate on the front of grid cutter. The rest was a piece of cake. Now my ice machine works perfect and produces a ton of ice quickly and nicely.

  • Customer: Charles from Bryant AR
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the two wing nut type screws and pulled grid cutter out and then disconnected both the electrical power plug and the light power plug. Then I removed the front face plate and put it on the new grid cutter after cleaning and re-inserted the new grid cutter into ice machine along with re-connecting the electrical and tighten wing screws and then turn... read more