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Refrigerator Door Shelf Bin – Part Number: WPW10321304
Refrigerator Door Shelf Bin
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PartSelect #: PS11752778
Manufacturer #: WPW10321304
This manufacturer-certified Refrigerator Door Shelf Bin, also known as the crisper bin and door shelf bin, is made of clear plastic, and is easy to install. It is used to hold items in the fridge door...
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Refrigerator Ice and Water Filter – Part Number: EDR1RXD1
Refrigerator Ice and Water Filter
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PartSelect #: PS11701542
Manufacturer #: EDR1RXD1
This is an OEM replacement ice and water filter for your refrigerator. In side-by-side refrigerators, it is found in the top right corner or the bottom left grille. In bottom-freezer refrigerators, th...
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Refrigerator Air Filter – Part Number: W10311524
Refrigerator Air Filter
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PartSelect #: PS2580853
Manufacturer #: W10311524
This Refrigerator Air Filter is a white 1.8x3.2" plastic filter which neutralizes odor and bacteria in the air. It should be replaced every six months at a minimum. Refer to your user manual and model...
$21.56
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Refrigerator Door Switch – Part Number: W11384469
Refrigerator Door Switch
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PartSelect #: PS12728638
Manufacturer #: W11384469
Door switch turns the light off when you close the door.
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Capacitor – Part Number: WPW10662129
Capacitor
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PartSelect #: PS11757023
Manufacturer #: WPW10662129
This capacitor (Refrigerator and Freezer Compressor Run Capacitor, Run Capacitor) provides the voltage or energy current required to start the compressor and keep it running. It allows the compressor ...
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Bi-Metal Defrost Thermostat – Part Number: WPW10225581
Bi-Metal Defrost Thermostat
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PartSelect #: PS11750673
Manufacturer #: WPW10225581
If you have ice building up in your freezer, or if your freezer is getting too warm during the defrost cycle you may need to replace the bi-metal defrost thermostat. The function of the defrost bi-met...
$46.59
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Light Bulb - 120V 25W – Part Number: WPA3073101
Light Bulb - 120V 25W
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PartSelect #: PS11747806
Manufacturer #: WPA3073101
This light bulb is a 120 volt, 25 watt incandescent appliance light bulb with a small base screw-in that fits in a variety of appliances such as microwaves, refrigerators, freezers, cooktops, or stove...
$17.11
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Screw – Part Number: WP489483
Screw
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PartSelect #: PS11742755
Manufacturer #: WP489483
This screw is sold individually.
$13.09
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Touch-Up Paint - White – Part Number: 72017
Touch-Up Paint - White
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PartSelect #: PS385132
Manufacturer #: 72017
This touch-up paint can be used on a wide variety of household appliances. It is most often used on washers, dryer, refrigerators, dishwashers, ranges, freezers, trash compactors, or microwaves. It is...
$7.59
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Evaporator Fan Motor - 120V 60Hz – Part Number: 4389144
Evaporator Fan Motor - 120V 60Hz
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PartSelect #: PS557957
Manufacturer #: 4389144
This part is located in the back of the freezer, and circulates air over the refrigerator coils. These coils will convert the heat into cool air, which is then circulated. Fan blade not included.
$85.31
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Shallow Door Bin – Part Number: WPW10296855
Shallow Door Bin
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PartSelect #: PS11752309
Manufacturer #: WPW10296855
This door bin is clear with a white trim across the top. This part measures approximately 18 inches wide by 3-1/2 inches high by 6 inches deep. Sold individually.
$55.53
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Seal – Part Number: WP2198628
Seal
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PartSelect #: PS11739241
Manufacturer #: WP2198628
This part is a replacement refrigerator drive shaft seal for your refrigerator. The drive shaft seal protects the auger motor from water and condensation that may leak down the drive shaft from the ic...
$14.58
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Silvio
January 18, 2020
I have a question when the ice maker on the door is on, does it turn on a red light?
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Hello and thank you for writing. No, the light should not turn red. It certainly sounds like it could be a faulty Ice maker motor kit PS733947 and/or possibly a faulty or clogged water filter PS11701542, you should check for signs of damage, and replace as necessary. We hope this helps. Please contact us anytime if you require further assistance.

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Roland
January 31, 2020
Ice maker and water dispenser operates intermittently. The ice maker is especially quirky but the water works most of the time. The water dispenser has a tendency to sometimes only dispense about 3 oz of water and then stops and other time it will dispense water after it stops and you pull the glass away. . I have replaced the water filter twice also had a Whirlpool authorized technician check the refrigerator. He is not sure what the problem is. My question is this. Is it more likely to the dispenser control board on the front or the main control board in the rear?
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Hi Roland. It is more likely to be the dispenser board. Thank you for your question and good luck with your repair.

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Judy
November 8, 2021
My refrigerator side freezes food. Temperature is set at 45 degrees. What part do i need to repair this issue?
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Hello Judy, thank you for you question. When the fridge section is freezing up, it is usually an airflow issue. The air damper controls the airflow and may be stuck open or faulty. The air damper is located where the cold air enters the fresh food compartment. Inspect the air damper and if you find it to be faulty, replace it. Part number PS11723079. You can test the other parts with a multi meter. Make sure you cut power to your appliance before doing any repairs or tests. First you should test your defrost thermostat, part number: PS11740424. Place the thermostat in ice cold water for 2-3 minutes after removing it from your appliance. It should be reading 0 ohms to be working correctly. You could also check your Capacitor, part number: PS11757023. Make sure after unplugging your capacitor you release any electrical charge. You can do this with a screwdriver that has an insulated handle. When testing your capacitor set your meter to 1000 ohms. Touch your probes to the terminals on the part. If your meter stays on 0 then your capacitor needs to be replaced. These are the most common parts that cause this issue in your appliance. So, it is suggested you check them first. We hope that helps. Good luck with your repair.

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James
21 days ago
I need freezer upper light bulb, 120volt, 40watt, pale blue color
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Hi James, thank you for contacting us. The light bulb you are looking for is part number PS17216393. Glad to be of help!

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Albert
April 22, 2022
Water filter keeps popping out. New, correct filter
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Hello Albert, thank you for the inquiry. The correct Ice and water filter is part PS11701542. To Install it : take off the cover, pull out the old filter, insert the new one. If you need help placing an order, customer service is open 7 days a week. Please feel free to give us a call. We look forward to hearing from you.

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My refrigerator stopped cooling and the freezer section stopped freezing
I knew the chances of all the freon leaking out was unlikely so I looked at the wiring to the compressor and there was a capacitor and a starter/overload so i figured I would start there. I went on line and found the parts at this site and they were less than the minimum service call charge for a service tech so I figured what the heck let's give her a shot so I did give it a shot. I ordered the parts and they were there in less time than a service tech could come out and i installed the parts and guess what for 90.00 in parts and 15 minutes in time I repaired my refrigerator. Thanks guys, It took less time to order the parts than it did to make the repair so thanks, your website rocks and is very well designed so my hat is off to you guys!
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Capacitor
  • garth from forest lake, MN
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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Fridge was getting too warm, ice buildup on coils.
WARNING: REPLACING THIS PART REQUIRES CUTTING AND SPLICING ELECTRICAL WIRES. RISK OF ELECTRICAL SHOCK OR FIRE. DO NOT ATTEMPT THIS REPAIR IF YOU ARE NOT EXPERIENCED WITH ELECTRICAL WIRING.

Part Info:
The bi-metal strip is clipped onto the evaporator coils and is designed to regulate the defrost coil temperature. If it is not functioning properly you may notice ice buildup preventing air flow (and preventing proper refrigeration), or more rarely the freezer side may get too warm during the defrost cycle.

Materials:
* Replacement bi-metal strip
* Wire cutters
* Wire strippers
* Wire nuts
* Electrical tape
* 10MM socket

Steps:

1: UNPLUG THE FRIDGE! If there is ice buildup, wait until the ice has melted. A box fan blowing at the ice will help melt it more quickly.

2: Remove the panel covering the evaporator coils. It's located inside the fridge, on the freezer side.

3: Un-clip the bi-metal strip from the evaporator coils.

4: Unplug the wires from the evaporator fan, defrost coil and bi-metal strip, then disconnect the main connector that is plugged into the rear wall.

5: Clip both wires to the old ( bad ) bi-metal strip. Cut close to the casing of the bi-metal strip so there are long wires to splice onto.

6: Strip 1/4 to 1/2 inches of insulation off of the ends of the wires ( depending on the size of the wire-nuts you use). Twist the bare wires slightly to prevent fraying.

7: Do the same for the ends of the wires on the (new) bi-metal strip.

8: Take the ends of the wires belonging to the (new) bi-metal strip and the wires coming from the main plug. Take the like-colored wires, and twist the bare metal ends together.

9: Twist on wire nuts, for both sets of wires. Make sure they are snug, with no bare wire showing.

10: Tape over the wire nuts with electrical tape. Tape over the wires nuts in a spiral fashion, completely covering the nut and both wires that are now spliced together. This will prevent accidental shorting.

11: Plug the main plug back into the rear wall of the fridge. Also re-connect the connectors to the evaporator fan and defrost coil. Make sure the clips on the connectors are snug to ensure a good connection.

12: Clip the new bi-metal strip onto the coils, in the same spot as before. ( Usually just after the small incoming copper tubing that connects to the coils, known as the expansion valve. That is usually the coldest spot on the coils during operation).

13: Replace the panel that covers the coils.

14: Plug the fridge back in... Now you fridge should defrost correctly. If it does not, your defrost coil could be burned out, or the control board could be faulty.
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Bi-Metal Defrost Thermostat
  • Cathy from Winter Park, FL
  • Difficulty Level:
    A Bit Difficult
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver
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evaporator fan stopped working
1) removed the face plate that runs 3/4 way up the back of the freezer side. a total of 8 screws. (6")
2) disconnected the three electrical connections.(30sec)
3) removed the fan of the the old evaporator fan motor (5sec)
3) removed the fan motor (1")
4) put in the new fan motor (1")
5) put on the old fan on the new fan motor(5sec)
6) reconnected the three electrical connections (30sec)
7) replaced the face plate on the back of the freezer (6")
Had re-frozen meat within 1 hour.
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Evaporator Fan Motor - 120V 60Hz
  • Antoni from vail, AZ
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
  • Tools:
    Pliers, Screw drivers
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