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EF42DBSS Dacor Refrigerator - Instructions

All installation instructions for EF42DBSS parts

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All Instructions for the EF42DBSS
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ice chute door was warped allowing warm air into chute causing freeze up of chute. Would my dispense ice.

  • Customer: Peter from Westminster SC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Watched Parts Select YouTube video for demonstration of installation. Went smoothly.

Ice dispenser on door was disfunctional

  • Customer: Wayne C. from Metairie LA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The hardest part was figuring out how to get the front panel escutcheon panel off. With the putty knife under the bottom flange, you need to push down with some effort on the part of the flange where the drip pan slides in and twist the putty knife to disengage the locking tab. Once the panel is off, the rest of the job is easy with the aid of your video. Everything works like new...thanks.

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.

Ice maker not working

  • Customer: Greg from Cincinnati OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the video instructions to replace the ice maker controller. Works like new. Each to order from website, part arrived in 3 days. I'll certainly order from partselect.com again.

No ice

  • Customer: Janis from Virginia Beach VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I am a woman, not mechanically handy, but set my mind to do this myself. The part came in 2 days. I watched the video and had it in done within minutes. Very easy! A few scews and follow video.

Ice Maker would not eject ice from the ice tray.

  • Customer: Todd from Meridian ID
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced the Ice Maker Control asssembly. Online video instruction were ectremely helpful. Time to repair was about 10-15 minutes and we have a funcioning ice maker again!

Ice maker stopped making ice

  • Customer: Richard from Stephens City VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Read the suggestions of possible repairs on PartSelect web site. Ordered part based on these suggestions. Part was received within two days. Followed installation instructions found on the web site. Part was installed within fifteen minutes. Ice bin was full the following morning.

small plastic part in the icemaker control assembly broke, disabling entire system

  • Customer: Linda from Baltimore MD
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the instructional video on the website. I found that my model was not exactly the same as the one in the video,completely removing the unit in order to switch parts was not possible or necessary.

Ice maker would not make ice

  • Customer: Daniel from Central IN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unplugged the fridge and removed the cover from the Icemaker control assembly. Then remove the three phillips head screws, remove the Icemaker control. put the new control in place and use the three screws removed in previous step, replace the cover and plug the fridge back in. in a few hours you will have some ice.

icemaker stopped working

  • Customer: Patricia from Urbandale IA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced the icemaker control assembly and ice mold. Icemaker is working perfectly now. We replaced the ice mold (tray) because my husband read on the internet that the ice mold loses its nonstick coating and the ice sticks to the mold, and eventually burns out the control assembly.

Ice maker quit working

  • Customer: Donald from Banning CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I found the part I needed at parts select and followed the video on their web site. They have a very informative web site, it made my job easy. I highly recommend this company.

Ice Maker stopped working. Already replaced Photo Eye

  • Customer: Alfred Van from Lutz FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Top left mounted Icemaker facing front. Disconnect power to fridge. Using 1/4" nut driver remove single silver nut under right rear side. It holds a plastic cover over the electrical connection, unhook the cover and remove it. Release clips under front lip under both sides and entire icemaker will slip and twist out. Remove electrical connection to ice tray. Place assembly on bench and remove 3- 1/4 hex screws from under side to release bottom tray. Snap cover off motor and remove. Carefully align pin and arm on control assembly to ice tray and-re assemble. May take 30 min to dispense. Discard till clear.

new ice despensing motor replaced

  • Customer: Dominick from Port Orange FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
2 screws on bottom panel,4screws on motor&a connector.

ice maker stop making ice

  • Customer: Jim from Headland AL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Did exactly what the video showed . First I went through the test procedure to conferm my boards were bad . But ice maker didn't work after the control boards were replaced. I did some more research to find out what the problem now could be. I discovered where the water goes into the ice tray the line was frozen. Got the hair dryer out and melted the ice that had the water restricted. Been making ice every since. I tell everybody about (part select) web. Sight now

stopped dumping ice. The ice was frozen in the tray but not emptying into door bucket

  • Customer: David from Schnecksville PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed the 3 screws from the receiver first, on hinge side with the flap The toughest part was twisting my arm around and upside down to plug the new board into the wire harness since it had very little slack and the wires were stiff from cold, the emitter on the opposite side was as easy, care needed to be taken with the upper screw partially hidden behind ice maker itself but it was an easy removal. Again, short wires and stiff from cold make alignment of the plug to the board just bit awkward to ensure it was seated properly. 15 mins later I heard the first emptying of the ice maker
All Instructions for the EF42DBSS
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