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JFD2589KES Jenn-Air Refrigerator - Instructions

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PART WHERE ICE MAKER ARM FIT IN BROKE OFF

  • Customer: Yvonne from Worthington IA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
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TOOK ICE MAKER OUT ALL TOGETHER WE REMOVED 4 TO 5 SCREWS HAD TO REMOVE AXEL TO GET THE BROKEN PIECE OUT AND NEW ONE IN MY HUSBAND SAID IT WAS EASY IN AND OUT IN ABOUT 15 MINUTES SAVED ABOUT 150.00 THANKS PARTSLECT

Bulb replacement

  • Customer: Judith from Phoenix AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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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.

Old filter kept falling down.

  • Customer: Jay from Apopka FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Simply replaced cover by hand. No tools required.

broken fan blade

  • Customer: David from Ceres CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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unplug refrigerator, take backing off with nut driver. Pull old blade off and put new blade on. Put backing back on and plug in.

The refrigerator side is too cold, ice maker and water do not work.

  • Customer: Dierdre from Brentwood NH
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
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I'm a pretty handy person generally but I had to call on my engineer neighbor to help. I've never soldered before so I didn't feel comfortable installing the thermistor. I had everything ready for him so all he did was cut the existing thermistor out, strip the wires on the replacement , solder and tape and he was seriously done in 10 minutes! I replaced everything and plugged the fridge in to find that my fridge still freezes everything. I have now ordered the damper control and gasket to hopefully fix this problem.

Moved into a new apartment and this part was missing from the refrigerator so the bottom crisper was not functional.

  • Customer: Linda from Biscayne Park FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Was a very tight fitting part and it had to be gently tapped into place.

Filter stopped up. Causing the refrigerator to make a loud noise. water dispenser didn't work. less than 4.00 fixed all that

  • Customer: Rodney B. from Crestview FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Shut off water supply. filter is located in the upper right hand corner of the refrigerator on the inside. open the drop-down door. by hand pull the filter downward. then twist it to the left one quarter turn. it should pull out. I replaced it with a filter bypass plug. you can purchase a high quality filter to replace.it don't buy cheap filter.I made that mistake! hope this helps good luck!

Ice bin had been lost

  • Customer: Bruce from Fort Wayne IN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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1. Removed part from packaging. 2. Cleaned part with foodsafe cleaners. 3. Rinsed thoroughly. 4. Dried thoroughly to prevent frost. 5. Placed bin in freezer. 6. Turned on ice maker. 7. Waited. 8. Discarded first batch to clear supply line. 9. Waited. 10. Enjoyed ice. 11. Provided these inductions.

Freezer is cold, refrigerator is warm. Coils in freezer section frozen.

  • Customer: Mark from Wellington OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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Unplug refrigerator. Remove the food trays in the freezer section. Unplug the wire connector to the icemaker. Remove the three screws to the icemaker then remove the icemaker. To remove the back panel, first remove the plastic cover on the top by inserting a screwdriver in the indicated slots on the sides then prying until cover snaps off. Remove the plastic cover for the temperature probe in the upper right corner by snapping off the cover and carefully fishing the probe through the hole in the cover. Remove the 4 screws in the rear panel and carefully pull panel out from rear of freezer section. Fish the temperature probe through the hole to allow the panel to be removed. Snap the plastic icemaker plug connecter mounting bracket out of rear panel and fish it through the panel. Now the rear panel can be completely removed. Locate the defrost thermostat in the upper section of the freezer compartment and unsnap it from the copper coil. Cut wires to the thermostat, being sure to leave enough length to splice the new thermostat in. Crimp the wires to the new thermostat using a butt connector and heat shrink tubing to seal up the connection. Snap the new thermostat onto the copper tube where the old one was positioned. It is a good idea to check the heater element with an ohmmeter while you have this all apart. Do this by unplugging the element on the right side and connecting one side of your meter to the plug there and the other side of your meter to the plug connection that is on the icemaker plug (trace the wires). If you do not get any continuity, then your element is bad and will need to be replaced. Replace the rear cover after re-installing the plug assemby for the icemaker and temperature probe. Dont forget to fish the icemaker tube and the temperature probe through the rear cover before screwing it back in place. re- install the plastic covers on the rear panel and the temperature probe, then reinstall the icemaker.

Water leaking

  • Customer: rich from new windsor NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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Pull the refrigerator forward take off the back panel and replace valve seem valve leaking

ice maker not making ice

  • Customer: tony from oak grove MN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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Went very well. I replaced the ice maker itself cause of the high failure rate but that did not fix it. Measured voltage across water solenoid and it was around 1 volt. Measured the voltage at the water solenoid for ice and it was 20 volts. This was measured when it was plugged in. So I replaced the valve took 15-20 minutes including moving the fridge out. Started making ice 8 minutes later.

frozen water valve in motorhome

  • Customer: Terry from Punta Gorda FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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This part was very easy to replace. Actual time to remove the tubing and wiring harness and then replace and reinstall tubing and wiring was probably less than 3 minutes. Just be sure to mark each tubing prior to removing so you can reinstall in the correct fitting. In my case, the most difficult and time consuming task was removing the refridgerator rear access panel because I had to do all this through the motorhome exterior access panel which is probably about 10" by 10". Replacing the actual valve was very simple. Quick shipping too to our campground.

Ice maker was leaking water.

  • Customer: Pam from Hillsborough NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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I viewed the previous instructions people had posted to replace the water valve. I did not have to cut any hoses. The valve I replaced was like the new valve. I was able to pull the hoses out of the old valve by pushing down on the collar around the hoses. The hoses popped out with a little bit of a pull. Attaching the new hoses was very easy. The whole thing probably took about 20 min. This DIY job saved me hundreds of dollars.

Stop making Ice

  • Customer: Roslen from Antioch TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Remove old part and replaced it.
All Instructions for the JFD2589KES
691-705 of 790