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KBFA20ERSS01 KitchenAid Refrigerator - Instructions

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I broke the switch pulling the freezer basket out.

  • Customer: George from Palatine, IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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I watched the on line you tube video on how to DIY. The putty knife worked to pop out the switch. I used the standar screwdriver to unplug the switch from the wire harness. Then plug in the new switch and pop it back in to the roof of the freezer. Tip: watch out when ordering the new switch - the freezer switch is different than the refrigerator switch. The freezer has three prongs. The fridge has two. I initially ordered the wrong part and added a week to the repair time and had to pay shipping to return the first switch.

ice maker was leaking

  • Customer: Chad from olive branch, MS
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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got the model number off the fridge. ordered the part. received the part. the funnel part that drains the water into the tray was broke when I received the new icemaker, I took the one that was on my old leaking icemaker an put it on my new one along with the old hardware parts {wireharness, ice level bar}. followed the video instructions an wahlah nomore ice in the bottom of the freezer or in the floor. it looked like the funnel was broke in shipping. its great to have ice because its fixing to get hot!

ice maker was not working properly

  • Customer: Leslie from Kansas City, KS
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Socket set
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removed the old ice maker and put in the replacement one we purchased.

No Ice do to water fill cup & bearing was damaged

  • Customer: Joseph from Kings Park, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
took off the ice maker, unscrewed the body, replace icemaker shut-off arm, water fill cup & bearing, reconnected the unit & have ice now, Thank you PartSelect

Filter was blocked and I wanted to Bypass

  • Customer: ARTHUR from FT. MYERS, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Simply remove the filter and insert the bypass cap in its place. Cap turned a little hard but if your careful everything goes together easily.

ice maker leaking and freeing into icebergs`

  • Customer: David from San Marcos, CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
easy enough, removed 3 screws, unplugged wiring harness, put new unit on work bench, put old wire harness on new unit, put old motor cover on new unit,(the only trouble i had was figuring out how to swap the light blue plastic piece for the white plastic piece, i just put a screwdriver underneath and applied pressure) plugged harness back into freezer, turned water back on and waited... 2 hours later heard beautiful ice cubes dropping into tray :)

Needed new water filter

  • Customer: Amy from Florissant, CO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
So simple I couldn't believe it! Twist out the old filter then twist in the new! Easy Peasy!

inlet valve leaked water after installation

  • Customer: Greg from Gold Canyon, AZ
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The ice maker was easy but the older Maytag inlet valves are rigid plastic line- make sure that line is properly connected to back of fridge- the 1st night the water leaked down back of freeze- thus no ice in ice maker tray ----but the bottom of freezer was full of frozen water--- took ice maker off and realigned inlet pipe- once that was done- no more problems- ( did also have to take hair dryer and remove all ice build up in bottom of freezer --- remember to check that rigid line as it can become detached while changing out ice maker assembly- thx Greg

broken shelf

  • Customer: Leslie from Callicoon, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Open box put shelf in

Had to completely remove the ice maker in order to install the replacement part

  • Customer: Leonard W from Roseburg, OR
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Sorry for delay in writing. Part I ordered arrived two days ago and it was exactly what I needed. Knowing that there will be problems even with the smallest job I procrastinated starting. When I did start this morning I foud I had to completely remove the ice maker and disassemble it in order to install the water fill cup bracket. The challenge was reassembling the unit. Not hard for an experienced repairman but a challenge for layman. Everything is thing is back to gether now and power on cooling down the refrigerator. Won't know how successful it was until turn on water and ice is formed. If it works this saved $75 just to get a Sears repairman to come out and tell me what would be needed to fix the refrigerator and $1,000 if I had to buy a new refrigerator. Extremely satisfied with service I received. Thank you.

Pantry Lid Broke from Dropping a half gallon of milk

  • Customer: Arthur from Sonoma, CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Part arrived quickly from vendor. Slip in hinge attachment on both sides were pushed in for removal and new lid installed in 5 minutes.

Fridge stopped cooling

  • Customer: Ronald from New Paltz, NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I fortunately found the Part Select web site!! Used the trouble shooting guides and diagrams to diagnose the likely problem. Viewed the installation videos provided on the site and followed the procedure to complete the repair in about 15 minutes. It was a snap (actually three snaps) Fridge now working like new!! Thanks for the great information, guidance, pricing and superfast delivery!! Ron

Left end cap to crisper broke Replaced part

  • Customer: David from Seattle, WA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Excellent easy to follow video. Had expected a hassle but whole repair was very smooth and everything worked as shown in video. Sure beats impossible to follow drawings. My wife was amazed I could do it...usually I can't fix anything!

Not Getting Any Water

  • Customer: Wilbur from Clayton, NC
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Thought I needed a new filter. Did not solve the problem. I returned the filter to partselect as per instructions. Will order from partselect when I need parts.

water filter

  • Customer: Robert from Roundrock, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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All Instructions for the KBFA20ERSS01
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