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AFI2538AEW Amana Refrigerator - Instructions

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Brocken ice paddle wheel

  • Customer: Leslie from Goodyear, AZ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 11 of 26 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced ice bin complete with wheel. Easy fix and resonable.

no water when under sink water filter installed

  • Customer: Emi from Arlington, VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 7 of 15 people found this instruction helpful
I called the installer of my filter unit and he told me that often, thhe fridge filter is the problem. Like magic it worked

crisper drawer center rail broke

  • Customer: Diane from Glendale, AZ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 5 of 9 people found this instruction helpful
Really easy once I figured out which way the rail went in.

I used the repair as an excuse to clean the refrigerator!!

broken roller

  • Customer: John from Capac, MI
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 3 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
proped up frig, loosened screws, cut pin, installed rooler w/ new pin, rounded pin end, reistalled, lowered frig...everyone happy, thanks again partselect.

Plastic post that pantry cover rotated on broke off.

  • Customer: Sandra from Alexandria, MN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 3 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Very simple--Just remove all drawers, remove old end cap, remove slider from old end cap and put on new one. Screw on new end cap and replace drawers. Took about 10 minutes.

Broken Glass crisper top

  • Customer: Robert from Southwick, MA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 4 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
Simple placement of new glass pane into crisper top

The tab that is used to swing the cover on the lower tray broke off on one side.

  • Customer: Robert from West Chicago, IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 3 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
First, I took out the glass tray along with the two slide out compartments that are part of that assembly. Then I used a small socket set to take out the three screws that hold the part in place and along with the part a plastic connector comes out with it that adjusts the temp of the bin area. Line up the holes on the slider and two screws come out that hold the slider to the part. Disconnet the plastic piece in the back that adjusts are flow (press down plastic holders) Reattach the slider, snap the plastic piece on the back and reassemble. Sounds complicated but once you are in there, its self explanatory.

This is almost embarassing but you asked....

  • Customer: laurie from gold canyon, AZ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Once the part arrived, which was very quickly BTW..all I had to do was remove the old filter and then just screw the new one into place....Now I just happen to be both female and blonde but was able to get the job done in less than 15 minutes (that includes opening the box) and with very little water dripping from the old filter!!! Looks like I could work as the Maytag repair woman soon!!

Glass broke when removing for cleaning.

  • Customer: BRIAN from THOUSAND OAKS, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 4 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
This safety glass is very fragile... it broke under its own weight into a million pieces because I held it just near one edge... I ordered the part through Parts Select that evening and had it in my hands in less than 36 hours!!! Installation only required putting it back in the refrigerator.... Service and price from Parts Select was nothing short of amazing... especially considering that this 5 sq ft piece of fragile glass had to be shipped without breaking! Thanks for great service!

Plastic food door hinge broke

  • Customer: Michael from Nesconset, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the food bins and lower shelf. Unscrewed the end cap. Removed the drawer hinge. Re-installed hing on new end cap. Installed the new end cap. Re-installed drawers and shelf. DONE!

Great graphics on the website helped to correctly idenitfy the required part. Part arrived quickly and well packed. One of the easiest transactions ever!

replaced HV control board on refrigerator

  • Customer: Jonathan from Flagstaff, AZ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 4 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
took off plate in back, plastic cover, unplugged cables, changed out board held by clips. plugged cables into new board. Plugged refrigerator back in. entered refrigerator code into door of refrigerator using temerature controls. Regrigerator started cooling. Done

The plastic wheel broke in half at the right front of the refrigerator.

  • Customer: Ralph from Camillus, NY
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
The good news is that the part (the wheel was available.) I bought two in the event that the other wheel may break in the future. The bad news is that the housing that holds the wheel was riveted together by the wheel axle. It would have been nice to know that before I bought the part and if the housing with the wheel installed was available. The refrigerator was at my summer house a hundred miles away. Anyway, we had to grind the end of the riveted axle to dislodge it from the wheel housing. With the axle dislodged from the housing we were able to install the wheel and then hammer the end of the axle flat to keep in place, like the original rivet installation. It is not perfect but it held and should be fine. I am glad I was able to get the part and will be back in the future, if in need of other parts.

Crisper frame, rail and drawer lid were busted.

  • Customer: Dave from Atlantic Highlands, NJ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
These particular pieces just snap into position. Really could not have been any easier. Just glad I found PartSelect to get needed pieces.

Our deli drawer had a cracked cover window.

  • Customer: LARRY from HUTTO, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 3 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
Extremely simple to replace the entire cover. Just had to press on the sides to remove the cover from the hinge pins, then reinstall.

All lights on the front control panel were flashing and the ice dispenser door would open and close continually.

  • Customer: Joe from Bixby, OK
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 4 of 8 people found this instruction helpful
After doing a Google search for the issue and landing on the PartSelect website, I reviewed the explanations and directions listed. When I received the part I moved the fridge from the wall, disconnected the power, used the nut driver to remove the cover plate, removed the plastic protection shield and then unplugged each wire connector. Removing the HV board gave me the most trouble since I did not want to break the retaining clips. After a few tries I figured out how to push and pull at the same time to get the board out. Reinstallation was a breeze and the wire connectors went back easily. When power was restored, no more flashing and opening/closing. Re-programming the unit was easy by following the enclosed instructions. So much easier than hassling with a repair person and paying a lot more money to perform a simple repair.
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