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EF36IWFSS Dacor Refrigerator - Instructions

All installation instructions for EF36IWFSS 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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Hinge post on the end cap broke off

  • Customer: John from Corvallis OR
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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I watched the video on PartSelect's web site and did it exactly as described. The video was probably the most helpful aid in the repair.

broken tab

  • Customer: David from Rochester NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
replaced left side plastic plate.

I broke a little piece on the pantry assembly.

  • Customer: Catherine from Brewster MA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
My husband had to do this before (bad refrigerator design), so he methodically removed the assembly, replaced the part and replaced all pieces.

hinge knob for Lift Door to slide drawer broke

  • Customer: Robert from Harrison Township MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I was quoted by two repair contractors $125.00 & $149.00 for parts and labor. I paid $16.00 for the pantry end cap plus shipping. Followed the online video from JennAir ....and repaired myself in less than 15 minutes

Crisper frame replaced

  • Customer: Glenn from Seattle WA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required:
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I order a bare crisper frame, no glass, no slider controls. The old frame lifted out easily. I did not realize the glass top is not glued in, because food drippings had it somewhat stuck in place. But only somewhat - I almost dropped the glass when I turned the frame over. Once the glass was out, I removed the humidity sliders by gently lifting one end so I could slide them to a place where they lifted off. (Look for the notch-outs.) Then I put the parts in the new frame and put it back in the frig.

Ice mold was leaking causing all the ice to freeze into one chunk.

  • Customer: Douglas from Spring TX
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Got the main bolts off and unplugged and removed the ice maker. Had to remove all parts and rebuild it on the new mold. Was more complex than I thought but was able to get it done. Note where everything was as you take it off and you'll do fine.

Replace crisper drawer

  • Customer: Kathleen from Boulder CO
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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The replacement itself was as easy as it gets. What made it harder was the need to remove the white plastic cover from the old drawer. Although some said it was easy, ours was a bit of a challenge. The video was helpful, in letting us know to start at the bottom when removing the cover. After that, pretty easy. No tools required.

Bulb replacement

  • Customer: Judith from Phoenix AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I pulled down the wire around the glass cover...released on end of the wire from its holder being careful to not let the glass cover drop. Unscrewed the bulb and replaced with replacement. Easy, easy.

Left door light switch lost its spring

  • Customer: David from Fairfax VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
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Unplugged appliance. Using a small putty knife I moved the switch out far enough to grab it with pliers. Moved wiring to new switch and pushed into place after testing.

Frig not cooling.

  • Customer: Adam from Randolph ME
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After plugging in the new relay to no avail. I replaced the thermostat. That fixed the problem.

Broken pantry cover hinge; broken rail on crisper drawer.

  • Customer: Elizabeth from Yardley PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The parts arrived as expected, and well packed. Replacing the crisper drawer was, obviously, easy--just switch the food over and slide it in. The pantry end cap had a broken peg on the hinge cover, so wouldn't open properly without falling off. It was a little more involved, with a total of 5 screws, but I followed the instructions and video already posted on this website, and had no trouble! Gave me a good excuse to wipe down the inside of the fridge. Both repairs plus the cleaning took me about 25 minutes.

Put decorative trim on crisper

  • Customer: Molly from Southern Shores NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed video instructions online.

water filter 1 year old. Light bulb burned out.

  • Customer: Chuck from Harbor Beach MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unscrewed old water filter. Screwed in new filtr. Moved lense off track. unscrewed bulb. Screwed bulb. Slid lense back in.

leaking at tube where water filter is

  • Customer: Jodi from St. Clair Shores MI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
you snap out old part pull waterline out of tube going down to the back and unplug tube on top connection ,,that was tricky ,,revirce for new part but you guy should make the water tube attachment on the water line match what is out there that you buy at the stores .I had to go back 3 times to get the right part to get my water line to connect with yours ..

Original refrigerator kick plate snap on connector broke and no longer able to keep kck plate in place

  • Customer: Margaret from Minneapolis MN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Pushed it on.
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