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EF48DBSS Dacor Refrigerator - Instructions

All installation instructions for EF48DBSS 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.

All Instructions for the EF48DBSS
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Plastic peice broke in the icemaker control

  • Customer: Brandon from New Brighton PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Unpluged the refrigerator. Removed the cover on the control unit by inserting a screw driver under the metal clips. Removed the three screws frrom the front of the control unit. Pulled toward the back of the refrigerator on the metal loop which turns the icemaker on and off and it came loose where it goes into the control unit. Wiggled the unit and it came free. place the new unit in approximately the right position. Reached into the icemaker and moved the ice eject leavers so the shaft would enter the control unit with the flat side of the ejector in the right position. Gently pushed the control unit into its place and aligned the screw holes. Replaced the three screws. Inserted the wire shut off loop into the hole on the back of the control unit housing. Pluged in the electric. The ice maker worked.

Not making ice.

  • Customer: George from Palm Coast FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed instructions on video on website. Very easy to do. Removed old part, put in new and it took all of 15-20 minutes. Had ice in approximately 1 hour.

Did not make ice

  • Customer: Robert from Jacksonville AR
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched video on changing out the ice maker motor and followed instructions and it was as easy as video demonstrated. Received replacement motor in 3 days. Great service.

Ice Maker would not make ice

  • Customer: Anthony from Clarence Center NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed ice make from freezer. Removed end cap and replaced control and mostor assembly. The associated You Tube video was very helpful.

replaced oven lightbulb

  • Customer: peggy ann from forest city NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
very easy

freezer getting air into it

  • Customer: James D. from Crockett TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed instructions in video and instructions by other home owners. Installation went very well. Parts Select shipped the repair kit. A good company to do business with. Saved a lot of money by doing the repair myself.

Would not make Ice

  • Customer: Brenda from Costa Mesa CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First of all, I am a female. So anyone can do this.I simple watched your video. Made the repair very simple. I was surprised that it really worked. I couldn't understand that if the door would still eject ice, why it wouldn't make the ice. It's the same motor. Anyway, It worked and I thank you very much. Very satisfied.

Broken switch inside control module.

  • Customer: Mark from Brighton IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
With brief instuctions it was very sraight forward. Three scews hold the motor assembly on. Ordered on a Sunday and the part was here the following Tues. Thanks Partselect

Replace ice guide

  • Customer: Greg from Beaumont TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed ice bucket so ice would not dispense while working on ice guide. Removed damaged ice guide by prying 2 clips with a flat-head screw driver. Installed new ice guide by pushing beyond final position, lower bottom clip into position, then snap 2 side clips into place.

Ice maker replacement

  • Customer: john from ellijay GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Extremely simple especially after watching the video. Makes me think about why I did not attempt my own appliance repairs in the past. Big time savings! Thanks. P. S. excellent delivery service from Parts Select.

quit making ice

  • Customer: patrick from escalon CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
replaceed control motor assembly 3 screws took it off. then turned ice maker shaft by hand to line up key slot on new control unit . slid right together .ice started making within an hour . and the part got to my house the very next day after ordering awesome...

Ice Maker won't make ice

  • Customer: Shawn from Hagerstown MD
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the video so I had an idea of what to do. It was pretty straightforward. Turn off the water, take out the screws, line everything up, replace the part. It went smoothly and the icemaker is working again. :)

rocker switch broke off

  • Customer: STANLEY from OAKLAND NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
disconnected el. power to fridge. pried out broken switch with small screwdriner and pulled out w/water pump pliers. installed new switch and pressed into opening.

Icemaker was not working

  • Customer: CRAIG from PORT ST LUCIE FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unscrewed three screws, inserted new part, completed in less than 10 minutes and my icemaker works!!!! My icemaker did not work for 2 years and after spending $58, my icemaker was back in action.

Protective cover for bulb had melted

  • Customer: Lee from Brooklyn NY
  • Difficulty: Very Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I tried to just replace the cover rather than the whole unit but it was impossible - the cover would not go/stay on. I tried to remove the old unit completely but it would not unplug it was practically fused to the back of the fridge and the liner was cracking. I ended up breaking the cover and jerry rigging it over the bulb to prevent items in the fridge from being able to touch. Bad solution.
All Instructions for the EF48DBSS
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