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GS5SHAXNL00 Whirlpool Refrigerator - Instructions

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Broken icemaker during summer in Texas.

  • Customer: Colin from Dallas TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The online video shortened the learning curve, and the cut the repair time in half.

Our ice maker has not worked for years. My husband tried to repair it back then and now we know that he actually broke it. On the front of motor control there is a dial that says "DO NOT ROTATE'. It means do not rotate.

  • Customer: Linda from Colonial Beach VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
He removed the front of the motor box. He then took the motor panel off and replaced it with the new one! So easy!! We have been buying ice or getting it from a friend that has a commercial ice maker. I could not believe it was that simple and the delivery was unbelievable. I ordered the part either Thursday or Friday and FedEx delivered it Saturday! Thank you so much. Now I have all the ice I need!!!

Ice maker sounding like it was going to release ice, but not doing so.

  • Customer: Bridget from Clinton ME
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
This was the easiest repair I have ever done. Don't waste your money calling a repairmain for this one. Unplug from electrical outlet, and turn off water supply. I first removed the ice bucket to give myself the room needed to remove ice maker. Then I loosened to two top nuts holding the icemaker and removed the bottom one. Pulled the icemaker away from the freezer wall and disconected the power supply. Removed unit from freezer and removed the three screws holding control motor assembly in place, gently removed icemaker control assembly. Secured with the three screws, placed unit back in freezer making sure water inlet was in place and reconected power supply. Slid unit onto the top two nuts and tightened and replaced bottom screw. Turned on water supply and reconected to electrical supply. Easier then pie.

Icemaker stopped making ice

  • Customer: Bruce from Camarillo CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the icemaker assembly, which was simple to remove. Once the assembly was removed, I unscrewed the motor housing and replaced it. I then reinstalled the assembly and closed the door. It did not making ice immediately and it took about 30 minutes to start.

indtalled new part WPL W10190935 and it did not fix problem

  • Customer: Ronald from Jeffersonville IN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
as shown in instructions

timer motor died

  • Customer: Paul from Moline IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I poped the outer cover off... Removed 3 screws and gently pulled the old timer out.... Also pulled out the ice maker arm.... Aligned the shaft of the tral to match the new motor assembly and gently slid it in... tightened the 3 screws and aligned the wire hoop back in the hole and the job was done... i pulled out the top freezer basket for easy access... Took less than 20 minutes total..The part was correct as usual.. Thank fellas

Ice maker not working

  • Customer: philip from hazelton dr PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Part delivered within four days. It took all of 15 minutes to replace the icemaker after viewing the video. had a half a bucket of ice by morning thanks

Ice Maker stopped working

  • Customer: Hector from San Diego CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Its the easiest repair in the world to do. Took less than 15 minutes. Removed the Icemaker unit from friedge, removed 3 screws replaced motor (very easy to do), 1 hr later I had Ice again! =)

Ice machine not working.

  • Customer: Thomas from Naperville IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the video on how to make the repair. It was that easy. The hardest part was disconnecting the electrical. Once that was done it was a really simple fix.

No Ice

  • Customer: Rodger from Fort Washington MD
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Remove icemaker control assembly, replaced with new one.

ice tray wouldn't fill with water

  • Customer: Ken from garden city ID
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I shut the water relieved the water pressure. unplugged the refrigerator removed the electronic control board and emitter.there was one screw i took off on the right rear side of the ice maker to remove a wire connector cover .then on the left front bottom side of the ice maker assembly i took a flat head screw driver gently pushed up on the plastic clip and it pulled straight out disconnected the wiring harness put the new icemaker control motor assembly in.put the assembly back in.the new emitter and receiver boards in turned the water and power back on.it took about a hour before the ice tray filled up with water and started doing it's thing very easy fix.

Ice maker doesn't make ice.

  • Customer: Lowell from Discovery Bay CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Changed the Motor Assembly. Wasn't the problem. If I had followed your trouble chart a little farther I would have found out it was the circuit boards. All is well and I might add that yor guide with the parts and video are priceless. Very Happy. Lowell Onstad

Freezer stopped making ice cubes.

  • Customer: Mark from Williamstown NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
At first I thought the problem ws with the water valve. I tested it and got a normal reading. Just as Partselect suggested, it was the Icemaker Control and Motor Assembly. Once I removed the old one I noticed it was dry rotted on the plastic stem that turns the wheel. I tried to replace it while it was still in the freezer. That didnt work very well so I ended up taking the whole ice maker out as shown in the video. Once everything was back together and plugged in I heard that sweet sound of water flowing down the chute into the ice maker. About 4 days later the ice bucket was full to the top with ice.

Ice maker stopped making ice

  • Customer: Mark from Coraopolis PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the simple steps in the awesome repair video!

My ice maker was not making ice

  • Customer: Alfred from Baltimore MD
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Based on research done on your site, I concluded that my problems was the icemaker control. The video showed me exactly what to do. During removal, I dropped the unit and broke the water fill cup. Ordered the control unit (as well as a replacement for the broken cup). Installed in about ten minutes. You really can't mess up. It only goes in one way! The next day, bucket was full of ice. Thanks for all the help. I figured I saved $200.00 on the cost of a technician call.
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