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RB172PFW (DG36A) Magic Chef Refrigerator - Overview

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If you know the refrigerator repair part you need, you can browse the list of all parts on the RB172PFW, or you can search by name or part description. You can also find your part by where it is located on the RB172PFW by selecting a section below. If you’re not sure which part you need, you can narrow your search by selecting a common symptom and we’ll show you the repair parts most likely to fix your refrigerator. We’ve also included any installation videos we have for RB172PFW parts. Installation instructions provided by other do-it-yourselfers will help guide you through your repair.

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$96.00

Replacement Ice Maker

This is a replacement ice maker. This assembly includes the ice mold and the control device. The water inlet valve pumps water into the mold, which stays there until it is frozen s...

$3.02

Screw

This screw is sold individually.

$47.35

Capacitor

This capacitor is also known as a run capacitor, and it is most often used in refrigerators and freezers. This part provides the voltage or energy current required to start the com...

$5.52

Screw

Sold individually.

$37.73

Condenser Fan Motor Kit

This condenser fan motor kit is designed for use with refrigerators. This fan draws air through the condenser coils and over the compressor. It does this with the goal of cooling t...

$3.02

Screw with Washer

This metallic screw is less than an inch long and comes with a plastic washer.

$2.96

Screw

Sold individually.

$33.37

Single Outlet Water Valve

The single outlet water valve may also be known as the water inlet valve and is compatible with your refrigerator. This valve has a quarter-inch tubing inlet connection. When energized, this part releases water from the supply line into the ice mold. The purpose of this part is to supply water to the water dispenser and the ice maker within the refrigerator. To make this installation you will need a quarter-inch nut driver and a sharp utility knife. To make this repair you will need to pull your appliance away from the wall and disconnect the electrical source and the water supply.

$17.78

Water Fill Cup and Bearing

This refrigerator ice maker fill cup dispenses the water into the ice cube mold during the fill cycle. Replacing the water fill cup is a possible solution if you notice that the ic...

$30.64

Thermostat Order 542369 Cement

The ice maker thermostat, also known as the cycling thermostat, controls and regulates the ice maker ejection cycle by monitoring the temperature inside the freezer to determine when to release the ice into the bin and start the ice making cycle again. If your ice maker is making unusual noises, or if the ice maker is not making or dispensing ice, there could be an issue with the thermostat. Before you begin this repair, make sure the power is disconnected from your refrigerator, and that any food that may spoil is safely stored. This is an OEM part and is sourced directly from the manufacturer. This thermostat is sold individually, and comes with two attachment clips.

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Icemaker producing few or no cubes and often leaving "kling-ons" on ice tray

  • Customer: Bernie from Diamond Bar, CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 723 of 766 people found this instruction helpful
Interior surface of ice tray felt rough & flaky (coating deteriorated) so cubes would not release.
Unplug appliance.
Remove timer cover by hand pressure @ edge.
Remove single attachment screw & bracket at lower front of icemaker.
Disconnect wiring harness from socket @ rear of compartment.
Tricky part was determining what type of con... read more

Water overflowed ice maker turnning ice bucket into solid mass of ice

  • Customer: Harry from Grand Ledge, MI
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 255 of 330 people found this instruction helpful
My ice maker has been shedding its non-stick coating for over a year. Within the last month of so, it started pouring water into the ice bucket below, turning it into a solid mass of ice. So I purchased a new ice maker assembly. I encountered two problems not mentioned in the 21 or so do-it-yourselfer repair stories that precede this one. First problem: o... read more

My refrigerator stopped cooling and the freezer section stopped freezing

  • Customer: garth from forest lake, MN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 218 of 242 people found this instruction helpful
I knew the chances of all the freon leaking out was unlikely so I looked at the wiring to the compressor and there was a capacitor and a starter/overload so i figured I would start there. I went on line and found the parts at this site and they were less than the minimum service call charge for a service tech so I figured what the heck let's give her a shot ... read more