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PartSelect Number PS304236
It is used with those refrigerators that have an ice and water dispenser in the door.
This part works with the following brands: GE, Hotpoint & Kenmore.
This part fixes the following symptoms:
1) Turn off water line and unplug power.2) Pop off front panel plate at ice cube select switch area.3) Unscrew 4 screws that holds control panel housing in place.4) Remove panel assembly by disconnecting two different wiring plugs.5) Unscrew 2 screws that allows access to control circuit board at end cap.6) Remove circuit board by sliding it out of the assembly housing.7) Install new circuit control board in assemble housing and screw on end cap retainer.8) Attach two electrical wiring plugs.9) Install control board assemble housing into frig opening and secure with 4 screws.10) Install front panel plate (pops on).11) Plug in power and turn on water line.
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Removed the face plate this just gets popped off. removed the four screws to release the unit. unplugged the wiring harness, removed the two screws that hold the bracket in place that the control unit is housed in. Slid the old unit out and replaced with the new unit. installed the bracket over the control unit put two screws back, plugged the wiring harness's back in. Slid the whole unit back in replaced the four screws and put the face plate back on. Very Easy.
After replacing the solenoid several months ago, I concluded that the problem could only be the electronic circuit board that controls the timing and delay. The part arrived sooner than I expected. Installing it involved removing only six screws and unplugging two connections. The whole project took only about 10 minutes and now my ice maker works like new. Total cost was less than $55. Saved me several hundred dollars not to mention my personal time had I called in a repairman.David O.Albuquerque, NM
To repair the light switch you need to replace the control board since the switch is not replaceable. The control board is easily gotten to by removing the outer cover, which snaps out, the removing the screws that hold the housing for the control board, make sure you disconnect the power and turn off the water supply before you remove the outer cover.. The board is held in place by a bracket which has two screws, make sure you disconnect the two wiring harnesses before the bracket. Once you get the bracket off the control board slides right out. To install the new board, just reverse the process.Changing the handle is accomplished by remove popping out the top and bottom trim pieces, then remove the upper and lower screws from the handle. Reverse the process to install the handles.
The Ice maker would not run through a cycle. It would fill with water and produce ice but would need a little help by pressing up on the ejector to run through its cycle. Otherwise, it would not bring the ice to the holding bend. Sometimes the water would not fill. The icemaker was making ice it just was not letting the ice maker run through its cycle so I figured it had to be the circuit board. I bought the circut board which was easy to install.1) Turn off water line and unplug power.2) Pop off front panel plate at ice cube select switch area.3) Unscrew 4 screws that holds control panel housing in place.4) Remove panel assembly by disconnecting two different wiring plugs.5) Unscrew 2 screws that allows access to control circuit board at end cap.6) Remove circuit board by sliding it out of the assembly housing.7) Install new circuit control board in assemble housing and screw on end cap retainer.8) Attach two electrical wiring plugs.9) Install control board assemble housing into frig opening and secure with 4 screws.10) Install front panel plate (pops on).11) Plug in power and turn on water line.
All i had to do was pop off the front trim, remove 4 small screws, unplug two plugs and replace the board.It took me a grand total of 9 minutes to get the job done.Way cheaper than having a repair man come to the house twice, once to diagnose, and once to replace the board he would have ordered and marked up.
I only took on this repair on because of the comments I read here...was soooo simple!Removed the knobs by pulling down firmly, popped off the front panel, removed 4 faceplate screws, popped that off...removed two screws holding the control board faceplate on. Unplugged the old control board, replaced it with the new one, plugged the new one in...replaced all the screws, replaced the knobs and it was done!!! One funny note...be sure to turn the electricity off to your fridge...when you reinstall the board water and/or ice start working right away. I think I'll go have a massage with all the money we saved by not having the repair person come out!
Unplugged and shut off water. Popped off the face plate from below. Unscrewed 4 screws. Pulled out control board assembly. Pulled off two wire connectors. Unscrewed 2 screws to remove control board fastener. Replaced control board and reversed steps to assemble. When plugged in fridge, the switch was stuck on, so unplugged. Had to remove the rubber push plate and reassemble making sure the plastic lever was set properly in the control board. Reassembled and it worked properly.
Easy repair. Snapped cover off control panel. Removed 4 phillips head screws on control board assembly. Removed (2) connectors from assembly and pulled out defective unit. Installed new control board in reverse order. Everything now working. Very fast and easy repair once you have the part.
removed panel from front. removed old circuit. Replaced with new. It worked as hoped. Replacement doesn't get any better than that.
First I shut off the water supply and disconnected the power to the refrigerator. Remove the two finger tabs that are used to for the light swirch and ice/water by pulling straight down. Remove the cover to the dispenser assembly by pulling it out by hand. I removed the four small phillips head screw in each corner of the assembly. Pull the assembly out just enough to expose the circuit board connectors. Note the color of the wires and their position and location. The connectors are different sizes and should not be confused. Remove the two connector by pull them out straight. You can remove the entie assembly , but pay attention to the the water actuator when the assembly is removed entirely to prevent damage. Place the the dispenser assemby on a solid surface and remove the two screws holding the circuit board in place. Pay attention to the position of the black circuit board retainer be fore removing it. The circuitboard should be removed by pryiing gently on each side until it is released. Reverse the procedure for installation of the circuit board..
First I shut off the water to the refrigerator and unpluged the electrical cord. Then I unsnapped the cover to the control board assembly located above the ice/water selector knob. Then removed four screws holding the control board assembly. Then I tilted the assembly out far enough to unplug the two sets of wires connected to the control board. Then I removed the two screws holding the control board to the plastic assembly. You are then able to lift the control board out of the assembly. Be careful tilting out the assembly. I pulled too hard and removed the whole thing from the refrigerator which disconnected the ice/water actuator lever and I had some problems getting it re-installed correctly. Installation is basically the reverse of removal. I suggest testing it before snapping back on the final cover plate. I wouldn't recommend trying this repair unless you've done some kind of basic automotive or appliance repair... you can always try it and call a repairman if you get stuck. Good luck!
First I remove the 4 screw that connect the control board to the icemaker and then removed two more screws hold the control board in place and unpluged the control board and put the new one in and plugged it back up and put all the screws back and it was done I had no more problems
I replaced the water solenoid kit,control board and a broken dispenser assembly crank.My repair went well, parts came on time,I watched an R&R video on youtube provided by PartSelect and finished the job in ten minutes. I am one happy do it yourself-er customer.
I received the part after doing what was instructed by process of elimination for the problem.I installed it and it still didn't work. I took the part out and called to return it but was told i couldn't because it was now a used part and your company only sells knew parts. Now, I have a circuit board that I have no use for.
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