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IKFNF (5X54A) Maytag Ice Maker - Overview

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$2.70

Screw

This screw is sold individually.

$28.68

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.

$2.70

SCREW

Sold individually.

$4.70

Compression Nut

This compression nut is used with the plastic water line of the icemaker assembly.

$7.96

Plastic Tubing

1/4" Plastic tubing, 8 1/2 feet long.

$4.19

Inlet Hose Gasket

This high pressure inlet hose washer is black. It is an inch in diameter, made of rubber, and used with many washing machines, refrigerators, and dishwashers.

$11.60

TRAY

This tray is a replacement part for flex tray ice makers.

$5.74

SCREW

n/a

$228.31

Complete Ice Maker Kit

This kit comes with ducts, a water fill tube, and the hardware needed to install the icemaker. It replaces the old twist-tray style of icemaker.

Drive Shaft Clip

This drive shaft clip is less than an inch long. It is all white in color and is made of plastic. This clip is used with the drive shaft of the ice cube tray.

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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)
  • 44 of 52 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)
  • 8 of 9 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

The old ice maker was leaking water when it filled freezing the ice in the accumulation tray into one big lump.

  • Customer: Robert from Franklin TN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 5 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
First, I read the instructions that came with the replacement ice maker, which I found confusing because they were apparently written to be installed in some other make of refrigerator. However, after removing the white plastic cover on the new unit and insuring that it was identical to the one that came with the refrigerator, I removed the old unit by first... read more