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Parts That Fix Whirlpool Refrigerator WRX735SDBM00 Light not working

Light not working is a commonly reported symptom for the WRX735SDBM00 Whirlpool Refrigerator, and we have put together a full guide on how to fix this. This advice is based on feedback from people who own this exact appliance. We have listed the most common parts for your WRX735SDBM00 Whirlpool Refrigerator that will fix Light not working. We have included repair instructions, and helpful step-by-step video tutorials. If you are experiencing this issue, not to worry, DIYers just like you have fixed this, and shared their experience to help you!

Fixes Symptom 52% of time
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Less than 15 mins 

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This light switch may also be known as a refrigerator door switch or a light switch kit, and is compatible with your refrigerator. The function of the refrigerator door switch is to turn on the light when your fridge door is open, and to make sure it is off when your refrigerator door is closed. The reason you would need to replace this part is if your light is not turning on when your door is open. For this repair, you will need a putty knife, and a small flat-blade screwdriver.

$ 27.70
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PartSelect Number PS12731166
Manufacturer Part Number W11396033

Replacing your Maytag Refrigerator Door Switch

Replacing your Door Switch

Customer Repair Stories

broken light switch

followed the instructions provided and that's it!
  • Richard from West Warwick, RI
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
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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.
  • Kevin from Beckley, WV
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
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2 SWITCH
Fixes Symptom 43% of time
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15 Reviews

Rated by 19 customers 

  

Really Easy 

15 - 30 mins 

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This is a light switch for your refrigerator. It activates when the door of your appliance is opened, and it will turn the light inside on and off. You will need to replace this part is if your light is not working properly. In order to make this repair you will need a Phillips screwdriver, a pair of needle nose pliers, and a small flat blade screwdriver. This light switch is almost 2 inches long, 1.5 inches wide, and just over an inch thick.

$ 28.80
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PartSelect Number PS12584655
Manufacturer Part Number W11291138

Replacing your Maytag Refrigerator SWITCH

Replacing your SWITCH

Customer Repair Stories

Needed to replace a broken light switch

Popping out the broken switch was easy once I was able to see how the new switch part was engineered. The switch was made to be replaced, having a simple tension hook on the bottom of the switch which needed to be depressed to pull the switch out of the cabinet. Once pulled out, there were modular plugs for the power line that were easy to pull off the broken switch and plug into the new switch. Pop the new switch back in and VOILA, the lights worked again! Thanks to part select's good diagrams of the actual model of my refrigerator, it was very easy to hone in on the exact part I needed. I did notice one problem with the order as the correct series for the part was displayed earlier in the process, but had the wrong series later in the process. However,. I trusted the system and the part is for the right series and fit well (an exact match, down to the color). Thanks Part Select, I would definitely use you again.
  • Ethan from Fort Collins, CO
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
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Door switch module wore out

Pull out old module...
Remove 2 wires...
Tape to inside wall [don't want them to fall down into side panel]..

Order new switch..

Fed Ex pkg came on 2nd day..

Install wires on switch...
Press into opening...
Check door light on..[OK]
.. Done
  • Fred from Oceanport, NJ
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
  • Tools:
    Pliers
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3 SOCKET
Fixes Symptom 2% of time
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Rated by 1 customer 

  

Very Easy 

Less than 15 mins 

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$ 7.45
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PartSelect Number PS12749532
Manufacturer Part Number W11447232
4 SWITCH
Fixes Symptom 2% of time
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$ 37.76
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PartSelect Number PS16217956
Manufacturer Part Number W11445850
Fixes Symptom 1% of time

$ 51.31
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PartSelect Number PS12584642
Manufacturer Part Number W11290115