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ECKMF61 Whirlpool Ice Maker - Overview

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$87.12

Add On Ice Maker Kit

This part number matches the current model number "ECKMF61".

This ice maker add on kit is used in conjunction with porcelain lined refrigerators whose cabinets are 30-33 or 36 inches wide. This round plug kit comes with a wiring harness, a fill tube, a water inlet valve, an ice bin, mounting hardware, and instructions.

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$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.

$35.74

Single Outlet Water Valve Kit

The water inlet valve is a solenoid-operated switch located at the bottom of the refrigerator. When it is energized by electrical power, water is released from the supply line through the water valve and into the compact icemaker mold. ***Please NOTE: This part has been redesigned and may appear different than the original. It has a new quick connection. To install: cut the retaining nut off the existing water line and gently push into new valve. To remove: depress the ring that the tube slides into.

$3.96

Compression Nut

$19.65

Adhesive Cement

Also known as Alumilastic Cement.

$2.70

Single Hex Head Screw

Sold individually. The size of this screw is 1/4" hex head and 10-12 x 1/2".

$4.46

Icemaker Drive Gear

$2.70

Screw

This screw is sold individually.

$2.70

Water Hose Clamp

These tube clamps are sold individually. The screw is not included.

$3.54

Spacer

$2.72

Water Inlet Hose Washer

Sold Individually. Order quantity needed.

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no water getting to ice maker

  • Customer: Kevin from Boston MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 34 of 40 people found this instruction helpful
The ice maker had been slowly dying and one day just stopped making ice. No water was getting to the trays.

I read that this could be caused by a failure of the valve, even though the continuity test indicated that the solenoid was okay.

I ordered the part Friday afternoon. It was delivered Saturday. I did the repair in 10 minutes.
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Water valve failed, flooded kitchen

  • Customer: James R from Valley Springs CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 6 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
Turned off water supply and unplugged appliance. Removed lower panel on back of refrigerator with 1/4 " nutdriver. Then removed supply line, and line to icemaker. removed valve from back panel and replaced with new valve. wrapped water connections with teflon tape, turned on supply line, checked for leaks, everything o.k..Replaced back panel and in 45 minute... read more

ice maker stopped working

  • Customer: Larry from Mount Airy NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 5 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
popped front cover off and found a broken gear.ordered part,took one screw out to replace gear.thats all there was to it.ice maker is working perfectly!thanks to you Partselect! read more