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KUIA18PNLS1 KitchenAid Ice Maker - Overview

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Models starting with KUIA18PNLS1

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$87.13

Condenser Fan Motor Kit

This condenser fan motor kit includes a motor, fan blade, wire harness, and screws. Used in a refrigerator, the condenser fan motor moves the condenser fan blade to direct and move...

$16.11

Ice Machine Cleaner - 16oz

This product is used to clean the inside of your ice machine. It is meant to be used on a freestanding machine, not an ice machine found in your refrigerator. This product may be needed if you notice a buildup of grime or ill-tasting ice. This cleaner is nickel-safe and assists in removing any mineral build-up. It removes scale and deposits safely without causing harm to the appliance. The parts of the machine that it is most commonly used on is the ice machine bin, evaporator, and other parts. This unscented product is 16 ounces and includes instructions directly on the bottle that are easy to follow. It comes in a pack of one and is liquid in consistency.

$136.66

Ice Cutter Grid Complete Assembly

If your freestanding ice maker is not producing ice properly, the ice cutter grid assembly may need replacing. The cutter grid is located within the main unit of the ice maker, and...

$62.23

Recirculating Pump - 60Hz

A recirculating pump is used with standalone ice cube makers. It circulates the water over the top of the evaporator plate, which produces a layer of ice that is then broken down into ice cubes. If you notice that your ice maker is no longer producing ice or there is no water flowing over the cooling plate, this could be due to the recirculating pump not working. Be sure to keep the pump clean and free of build-up. This pump is 5.75 inches in length, 4.75 inches in width, 4.25 inches in height and weighs 0.81 lbs. This is a genuine OEM appliance part that comes directly from the manufacturer.

$36.88

Thermostat, Bin

This is a bin thermostat made for standalone ice makers to activate the ice maker shut-off when bin is full. It senses how much ice is in the bin to determine if it should produce ...

$3.02

Screw

Sold individually. Lock washers are used with screws when vibration from an appliance may cause the screw to loosen. Lock washers are also used in the electrical components of an appliance to ensure an electrical connection is not lost.

$102.21

Water Inlet Valve

This water inlet valve supplies the water needed to both the water dispenser and the ice maker. A block in the valve could be what is keeping your machine from properly dispensing ...

$15.95

Switch, Plunger Grid/Light

The purpose of the light switch in your refrigerator is to automatically turn on the light when the door is opened. If the light does not come on automatically when you open the door, the contacts inside the light switch may be burned out, meaning it is time to replace the switch. This package contains both the new light switch and a small plastic spacer. To complete this repair, you will need to remove the control panel section of your refrigerator. The only tools you will require for this repair are a 1/4-inch nut driver and maybe a small flat blade screwdriver. Be sure to disconnect the power source from the refrigerator before completing this repair.

$50.19

Temperature Sensor

This is a temperature sensor. It may also be known as an ice maker sensor and is used in conjunction with your ice machine. This piece is roughly 3.5 inches long, almost 2.5 inches...

$34.57

Ice Cutting Grid Wire

This bake element is placed at the bottom of the oven to supply heat and it has push-on terminals. If your baking element is burnt out, the heat is not consistent, or is defective, then replacing the element could be a solution to your problem. The tools needed for this replacement are: a screwdriver and needle-nose pliers. The first step in is to unplug the range or shut off the house circuit breaker before starting. Unscrew the black of the oven cavity to pull out wires from the defective element. Reconnect wires to the new element and screw it back on. Make sure element is sitting flat.

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Seven year old condenser fan was making noise when it was running.

  • Customer: Josue from Jacksonville, NC
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 168 of 174 people found this instruction helpful
The process to repair was very simple, I removed the back of the refrigerator to expose the motor area. I then removed three screws that held the condenser motor in place. once it was loose I detactched the electrical harness and removed the old motor. I then placed the new motor in place and secured it with the screws and reattached the new electrical harne... read more

Lack of frequent cleaning resulted in pump failure due to buildup from hard water mineral deposists

  • Customer: Louis from Cheyenne, WY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 64 of 66 people found this instruction helpful
This ice maker is really a Kitchenaid appliance.

1. Remove all ice and drain water pan by removing drain cap.
2. Disconnect waterline and unplug ice maker
3. Set icemaker on a work bench unless you like working on your knees, head down.
4. Remove flip out chute and ice scoop bracket.
5. Remove water pan by removing thumb sc... read more

Fridge made noise and the center post was HOT!

  • Customer: David from Jefferson City, MO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 43 of 45 people found this instruction helpful
We have a side-by-side fridge/freezer and we experienced a hot center post (where doors come together) and the fridge made loud noise. Also, the (old) fan motor would start, but then quit, so our issue was the motor.

For me the repair was very easy, but for an unexperienced person it may prove to be difficult. If you must order a motor/fan, do... read more