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PartSelect Number PS11739027
This bracket holds the micro switches and the light in the freezer dispenser section.
This part works with the following brands: Whirlpool, Admiral, Estate, Inglis, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Roper, Maytag, Crosley, Jenn-Air, Hardwick, Magic Chef, Amana, Caloric & Glenwood.
This part fixes the following symptoms:
I watched the video this site has on their website and I did exactly as the instructor did. I had my ice maker fixed in less than 30 minutes. I had watched the video prior to receiving my parts so I already had the prep work done. I had the parts removed that needed removing and all I did was slide the new ones into place. Use the parts chart on this site to make sure you get the right parts and use the video to uninstall/install your parts. Do exactly like the instructor says and you won't have any problems. It was as my school kids say, "easy peasy". Thanks!!!
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Thanks to the support on this site, I diagnosed and fixed the problem, saving at least $150 on a service call. The manufacturer's design of this Control Bracket is so cheap. The small plastic "axel" holding the micro switch broke after about 7 years of use. It is made of thin plastic about the size of a toothpick. Gently pry off the front cover by inserting a screw driver in the slots at the bottom. Take your time and apply gentle pressure. The cover will pop out. Next, take off the micro switches and spacers connected to the old Control bracket. You will probably see a broken plastic shaft/axel that was causing the problem. Pay attention to where the parts come from, because the will need to go back in the same place on the new bracket. It would be helpful to have 3 hands for this job, but I got it done by being patient and taking my time. This site is a fantastic resource. Thanks!
This was easy. I have a built in refrigerator/freezer.1) Remove the door handle using a phillips screwdriver.2) Bend the plastic cover plate gently and slide it out3) Remove 2 screws holding on the white plastic control bracket4) Remove the old wires from their mounting positions in the old control bracket.5) Put the wires back in the same spot on the new control bracket6) Mount the new control bracket (2 screws)7) Gently bend and reinsert the plastic cover8) Screw the door handle back on.
Popped fromt pannel off from bottom side removed 2 screws from control bracket and took switches etc. off old bracket. removed broken water tube and cut top off. Secured black tubing together and pulled down through door fastened into exixting fitting repolaced one screw. placed switches onto new control bracket and okaced back with 2 screws. Snappec ice guide in place then replaced cover into notches in top and snapped into place. incerted 2 new door handle trim clips into trim and slid into place,,,,finished
I have wood panels so I had to bend the plastic faceplate alot to remove. It is more flexible than I thought, and I had no instruction in this regard, and people should know this. As you folks indicated to an 80% degree of certainty it was a broken control bracket, which was easy to replace. I replaced the micro switch, easy, anyway, and kept the old one as a backup for short $ - less than $10. You folks were perfect and exact!!! Burner switch was easy and didn't even need replacement after all; burner was working ok after all. You're great!
First I removed the face plate from the dispenser, then removed two screws holding the bracket in place. All of the wiring was held in place and I did not have to remove any of the switches from the wires. I then removed the stationary switch from the ice side and removed the entire bracket. I then put the new bracket in place and installed the switches and wiring harness. It took less than 10 minutes to install.
Unplug electric or you will get wet and possible shockRemoved front cover from the bottom first.(probaly the hardest part of fix),Then removed screws,unplugged electricle wires and light and replaced broken part and replugged wires, light and screws.Snapped on cover and it could not have been easier.Saved$$$$ thanks
I removed the metal strip on the side of the freezer door then slid out the wood panels. removing one Z bar allowed the plastic cover panel to come off without bending the plastic. Then just replace the control bracket by removing two screws and installing the micro switches as before. The small plastic "fingers" break after use and you replace the entire plastic bracket. Very easy ...
Pretty much followed the instructions in the video. Under my drip tray were no screws to release the escutcheon from the door so I had to pry mine off. Used plastic trim prying tool for automotive interior trim to pry it away at the bottom. Pry one side first then the other. Apart from that the video was pretty good. I took the opportunity to take out the ice chute and flap from the door and clean that up good while waiting on the parts to arrive. As the symptom checker suggested my control bracket was broken where the water switch attaches to it.
I watched the repair vidio that your company has on the computer and it went real easy. I took off the control panel , disconneted the wires and the switches and the old bracket was ready to come off and I just reversed my actions and when I got done the water worked Praise the Lord.
First and foremost, unplug the refrigerator from the electrical outlet. Apply masking tape to a #2 flat-tip screwdriver. Then, insert the screwdriver tip into the slot located at the bottom-left of the dispensing bezel. Next, while pushing the bezel slightly upward, pry loose the left- side of the bezel ... you should hear a popping sound. Do the same to the bottom-right side. Once loose, disconnect the electrical connector to the bezel and set aside. Then, disconnect all the other electrical connectors from the Control Bracket. Remove the Control Bracket by removing the two (2) screws on either side of the bracket. Once removed, take out the light and insert it into the new bracket. Next, attach the bracket to the door using the 2 screws. Reconnect all connectors and reattached the electrical connector to the bezel. Reset the bezel by seating the bezel beginning at the top and, then, popping the bottom into place. Reconnect refrigerator and test the water dispenser; it should dispense water. At this point, you are done!
The repair was very easy. I just reviewed the video and replace the control bracket. the old bracket that held the switch in place, had the pins snap off. Fix the problem..........
Removed the cover for the water/ice dispenser. Unhooked all cords. Took out the control bracket (it was a small piece of that, that had broken). Replaced it with the new one. Re hooked all the cords and replaced the cover for the water dispenser. It works great now!
Removed plastic outer trim and punch pad by pulling out at bottom of trim and lifting up to remove from panel. Unstapped wire harness and layed punch pad aside. Removed two screws holding control bracket in place. Removed light wire first, then light bracket with pliers from control bracket. Removed two micro switches from old bracket and re-installed on new bracket. Re-installed light bracket and light wire to new control bracket. Place control bracket back in place with two screws. Plug wire harness back togather and re-snapped plastric trim and punch pad back in place. Job Complete
it wazs a simple disasembly and reasembly and really shocked me how frast it went all plug and play .
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