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UKI1000AXX Maytag Ice Maker - Instructions

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The ice maker was leaking into the holding container and had black chips of paint or plastic from the inside of the icemaker

  • Customer: Gerald from Waukesha WI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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Installation was really easy since the replacement part was identical to the OEM part. Removed the three mounting screws with a nut driver. This allows one to remove the icemaker from the wall and disconnect the wire harness plug from the icemaker. I never unplugged the harness from the rear wall of the refrigerator. Put the new icemaker in place, making sure to place the water fill tube in the proper hole. Plugged the wire harness into the new icemaker and tightened the three mounting screws. The icemaker worked perfectly from then on with clean ice cubes and no leaks.

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
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
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

Icemaker leaking water and creating ice jams in freezer

  • Customer: David from Houston TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced icemaker by using total kit. Watched youtube video put on by partselect folks. Very easy to follow.

Ice maker leaking water dripping into the bin and freezing the dispensing unit

  • Customer: Richard from Port Orange FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I checked the part number and an exact replacement was ordered. The old unit was removed and what I failed to note was that the water supply hose for the new unit entered from the side. Further examination showed a small "break-out" piece at the rear of the unit. but I still had to do something about the hole in the side. I used a piece of metal tape to close off that hole, trimmed it to size, and installed the unit. It was really an easy install after I figured out what to do about the hole. Evidently, this unit is mounted on the side of the freezer compartment in some models. Reading the reports of others was a big help.

Old ice maker worked irratically and finally quit for good.

  • Customer: Richard from Peoria AZ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the video and advice from the many others on this site and only have a few additional comments. First, the decorative cover on the front of the old unit is held on with two plastic teeth on the top and bottom of the cover. This was not at all apparent and it took me awhile to figure it out. I used a sharp knife to pry up the top edge until the teeth lost their grip on the metal notches in the old unit. Second, don't try to pull the cables out of the front of the old unit before removing that cover. It is held in with a plastic snap that must be depressed after the cover is removed. The video does a good job explaining how to remove the old metal arm and attach it to the new unit so that it will recognize the ice level in the bucket. Finally, don't bother looking around the web site for a button that enables you to add to these comments. You'll be contacted by email in a week or two for that.

ice maker quit making ice

  • Customer: denton from grinnell IA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unplugged the refrigerator.Removed the nut on the front bottom side from the support bracket with a nut driver.Pull down and out the old icemaker but not clear out to remove the electrical connector reaching to the back . Re-used the old front cover and the wire support clips and the wire connector assembly.Also put the shut off wire on the new icemaker.Re-installed in reverse sequence and waited for ice cubes to be made.Make sure the water line coming in the back goes to the ice tray.

Ice maker had been leaking for several months and needed replaced

  • Customer: Joe from Leonard TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I took the old part out and put the new one in and it works like it should. I loosened two screws and took one screw out with nutdriver. then I used the old wiring harness, bail and cover to finish.

The ice maker had been dripping and than stopped making ice. I worked with it and got it to work again for a few days and than the same problem occured.

  • Customer: Kathleen from Waller TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the video on line first. I shut off the power to the refreigerator. I took the one screw out on the bottom of the ice-maker and pushed up on the ice maker. Than I disconnected the power harness inside the refrigerator. I took it out and changed out the harness from the old one to the new one and also the bar that dumps the ice. I reconnectected the harness to the back of the refrigerator, made sure that the water spout lined up correctly. Pushed the ice maker down on the screws and reconnected the screw that I had removed. Waited about 1 hour and had ice cubes. This was an easy process after watching the video.

Ice maker stopped working. Turned out a connection on the heating bar shorted out.

  • Customer: Russ from Supply NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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Pulled the plug on the refrig. ( This is important since the heating bar on the bottom of the ice maker could come on as soon as you plug it in and burn your hand ). Removed the ice bin to get it out of the way and then removed the 1/4" hex screw from the support bracket under the old ice maker ( don't lose it ). Pushed up on the old ice maker to dislodge it from the 2 support clips on the top of the ice maker. Squeezed both sides of the wire harness plug and pulled it out and removed the old ice maker. Removed the wire harness and level bar from the old ice maker and installed them on the new ice maker. Plugged the ice maker wire harness into the female receptacle in the freezer. Popped the ice maker in to the top support clips making sure the rubber water chute from the refrig. was in place in the round ice maker receptacle. Plugged bak in the refrig. and I was getting ice in about 2 hours. Working fine after 1 week producing plenty of ice. RussK---

ice maker stopped making ice

  • Customer: David from Jacksonville FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
following the advice of this site, purchased a new ice maker. Old one was simple to unhook and remove and new one was just as easy to install. Within no time at all, I had ice being made and it has been working perfect since. Thank you for the help...

Ice Maker was not functioning

  • Customer: BRET from SAN DIEGO CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed your posted video. Did step by step as video instructed and in about 30 minutes finished. Ice was made approx 30 minutes later. I hope you do more videos, a picture is worth a thousand words.

Leaking water

  • Customer: Terry L. from Glasgow KY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed Ice bin, remove rails on left side that hold ice bin. Remove one screw holding ice maker to refrigerator wall,then lift ice maker off holding screws. Unplug wire harness from back of refrigerator. Remove wire harness and loading wire from old ice maker and install on new unit. Re-install new ice maker by reversing steps. Videos where very helpful.

Ice maker not working

  • Customer: Charles from Middletown OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed on line instructions. Instructions were very helpful. The part was an exact replacement. Everything went as planned.

Was Not Making Ice

  • Customer: Don from Desert Hot Springs CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the Video, and it went almost as the video, except for the rails for the ice tub, so instead of the nut driver, had to use an open end 1/4" wrench. Now its a working with lots a ice....

ICEMAKER

  • Customer: BETTY from HOCKLEY TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I RECEIVED THE NEW ICEMAKER THE NEXT DAY AFTER I HAD ORDERED IT.AFTER WATCHING THE VIDEO ON HOW TO INSTALL THE ICEMAKER I INSTALLED IT WITHIN A FEW MINUTES WHICH I REALLY SURPRISED MYSELF SINCE THIS WAS MY FIRST REPAIR JOB TO DO BY MYSELF.THE NEW ICE MAKER HAS BEEN WORKING GREAT AND I AM VERY PLEASED WITH PARTSELECT AND WILL CONTINUE TO CONTACT YOU WHEN I AM IN NEED OF ANY PARTS. THANK YOU, BETTY
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