Light Switch

PartSelect Number PS1570910

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:

  • Lights will not turn on.
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20 of 23 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used

  • Light Switch

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerKevin from Beckley WV

While closing the door, the light switch fouled, resulting in the switch breaking

I used a flat screwdriver and released the lock tab on the bottom of the light switch, and pried the switch out, being careful to not damage the plastic around the mounting place of the switch, unplugged wiring from old switch, plugged in the new one and pushed the new switch into place. Job finished light switch now working.

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Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerJacqueline from New London CT

My freezer kept icing up and the light switch was broken

I carefully took the clear plastic piece out of the top of the refrigerator. I removed two screws, unsnapped the white plastic cover and unplugged the old defrost timer and plugged in the new one. I then replaced everything in reverse order.

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4 of 4 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsPliers

CustomerKay from MANKATO MN

Light switch had broken off and so the light would not go on when the door was opened. Vegetable crisper drawer had broken along the sides.

We unplugged the refrigerator, used a knife to pry out the old switch. Cut the extra prong off of the new switch and connected the switch to the wire connectors. Slid the switch back into place plugged the refrigerator back into the outlet and . . . . . . Wah, lah, the light and switch worked again. We washed and then simply slid the vegetable crisper into the holder and replaced the one that had broken. This was a really great experience and it was quick and easy to fix on our own.!

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4 of 6 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used

  • Light Switch

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

Tools

CustomerKenneth from Newton Grove NC

Light switch rocker broke, disabling freezer internal light, water dispenser, and ice dispenser

Very simple. Matched female plugs with respective male color coded prong; pushed together then inserted unit in slot of freezer sidewall and rotated into position...job done.

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4 of 7 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used

  • Light Switch

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerRichard from West Warwick RI

Broken light switch

followed the instructions provided and that's it!

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4 of 9 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerEugene from Columbus NJ

Switch broke and would not light the refrig compart

The repair descripition was accurate. The difficult part was getting the old switch out. It has a release clip that is hard to reach. It took several tries and a bit of force to get the old part to release from the cabinet.

In stalling the new part was easer that the instructions explaned. There was no need to split the original plug. I unplugged the old switch, plugged in the new and snapped it into place. 30 seconds after I started the reinstall it was in the cabinet and working

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1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used

  • Light Switch

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers

CustomerHarold from Lindenhurst IL

Icemaker

installed new parts

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Parts Used

  • Light Switch

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerRALPH from PARAMUS NJ

Refrigerator lamp not functioning

Had to push the light switch to get lamp to light up.
Removed power from refrig. and removed old light switch
and replaced with the one I got from Partselect. Turned power back on and was done.

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1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used

  • Light Switch

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerJustin from Huntersville NC

Light hinge broke

Repair was tremendously easy. All I did was remove old light switch by prying out with screw driver and plugging in the new light switch and pushing it into the hole. Simple! The instructions weren't needed, but they were very thorough.

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1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used

  • Light Switch

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerJack from Topsail Beach NC

Broken refrigerator compartment light switch.

The best part of the repair was how easy it was to find and order the part. Instead of searching the parts houses around town I just went to the PartSelect web site, quickly found and ordered the part in about five minutes, received the part the next day at my home and was ready to make the repair. Wow! What a pleasure for something to work the way it was meant to. Removed old switch located by prying out with sharp knife or screwdriver. Don't worry about breaking it or cracking plastic. Disconnect(unplug) wires from back of switch. Replace (plug-in) wires on back of new switch. Insert in location of old switch. Finisheed.

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Parts Used

  • Light Switch

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsPliers, Screw drivers

CustomerMatthew from Buffalo NY

Broke plastic tab on auto light switch

Used screw driver to pop out old switch. Used pliers to hold wire connection from fall back into slot on fridge. Inserted new swith into plug and pressed new switch back in place.

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  • Light Switch

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

Tools

CustomerWES from SPRINGVILLE AL

Switch controlling light when door open was briken

POPED OU THE OLD SWITCH, CONNECTED NEW SWITCH AND PUSHED BACK INTO SOCKET.

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0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used

  • Light Switch

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

Tools

CustomerJames from Shrewsbury MA

Broken light switch

Pried out the old switch and installed the new switch.

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1 of 4 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used

  • Light Switch

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

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CustomerDonna from Oro Valley AZ

Light switch on door broke

Popped out broken switch with blunt flat edged instrument. Disconnected switch from unit . Plugged new piece in and reinserted into side panel of refrigerator. Very easy.

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18 of 619 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used

  • Light Switch

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerRobert from Davis CA

Light switch was faulty--failed a few months after purchase of the refrigerator

I had several times tried to get the old switch out but with no success. Ordered the "repair kit" and followed directions for removing old switch (there is a plastic spring clip on one side). Easy to unplug the old switch, plug the leads into the new one, snap the new one into place. Took about 5 minutes total--piece of cake. I wish I'd thought to try this years ago when the old switch began to fail.

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