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11747823-1-S-Whirlpool-WPC3680310-Light Switch - 2 Terminal
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Light Switch - 2 Terminal

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PartSelect Number PS11747823
Manufacturer Part Number WPC3680310
Manufactured by Whirlpool

The light switch terminal is used in refrigerators and freezers to help you see inside your appliance by turning on when the fridge door is open and turning off when the door is closed. The measurements of this part are: 1.12 inches in length, 1 inch in width, 1.75 inches in height and 0.026 pounds in weight. If your light switch terminal is damaged or the light does not turn on when fridge door is open, replacing the light switch terminal can solve the problem. As a safety precaution, remember to unplug your fridge from the power source before beginning this installation project. Refer to the manual provided by the manufacturer for further installation instructions and a detailed guide.

This part works with the following brands: Amana, Whirlpool, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Maytag, Jenn-Air, Inglis, Crosley, Gibson, Hardwick, General Electric, Dacor, Gaggenau, Litton.

This part works with the following products: Refrigerator.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Light not working.

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26 of 29 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used:
  • Light Switch - 2 Terminal
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Socket set
Customer: James Richard from St. Cloud, MN

Light switch broke

An easy job for smaller hands. Removed the two bolts holding the light cover. Removed two electrical connections from the old switch by pinching the retaining clip,removed the switch, snapped in the new one and re-attached the connectors. Your online illustrations helped me to know that the plastic housing for the light switch would only swing down so far and was not intended to be removed. Saved me from breaking that plastic cover's tabs. This home repair saved me more than 5 times the cost of hiring a professional to do it. Very happy homeowner.

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6 of 6 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: Richard from New Castle, PA

Switch light didn't work; broken drawer cover hinge

I removed the switch assemble from the panel with a Swiss Army knife. Disconnected the two wires and reversed the process with the new switch. Not being all that handy, I assumed the job would be very involved, but was very pleased that it was nearly effortless. A less than 15 minute operation.

Removing the right side panel of the lower drawer was a slightly more involved, requiring the removal of 3-4 screws and replacing the inner workings of the temperature adjustment workings on the new panel. But it proved pretty simple and only required about 20 minutes start to finish.

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Parts Used:
  • Light Switch - 2 Terminal
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Michael from East Meadow, NY

Light not working in fridge

It was so easy!

Thanks for the rush to my home on the part.

I just unscrewed the plate that locks in the light switch (screwdriver) and unplugged the old faulty part and plugged in the new switch, screwed the cover back on and I was done!

Easy!

And I am not Mr. Fix-it!

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Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
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Customer: Stanley from Santa Cruz, CA

Light switch broken; door bin broken

I removed the broken door light switch by inserting the flat end of a butter knife along the right side of the old switch. This depressed the tab that holds the switch in place, and the switch popped out. I tranferred the two slip-in wire connectors from the old switch to the new one and pushed the new switch into place. It was quick and easy. If you examine the new switch, you will see how the squeeze-tab works and how you need to release its tension to remove it.

The door bin just slipped into the holders from above.

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Parts Used:
  • Light Switch - 2 Terminal
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Socket set
Customer: Dave from Manchester Center, VT

Refrigerator light would not stay on

Removed the 2 screws holding the light bulb shield, then the 4 uolding the metal panel. Unplugged the olw door switch and replaced.
reassembled the pieces.

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Parts Used:
  • Light Switch - 2 Terminal
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Socket set
Customer: stu from richmond, VA

Fridge door switch did not work

I removed the switch housing (4 screws), replacing the switch in the housing was a snap. It took 5 minutes, cost $8 and light works like new!

Why didn't I order this part and do the repair earlier? Very simple.

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Parts Used:
  • Light Switch - 2 Terminal
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
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Customer: THOMAS from WILLARD, OH

Defective light switch

inserted a knife between the switch and the plastic interior in order to pop the switch out.
then took off the 2 wires on the old switch put them on the new switch and reinserted the switch into the plastic interior.

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Parts Used:
  • Light Switch - 2 Terminal
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
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Customer: Gail from Golden, CO

Broke light switch while cleaning

use kitchen knife to pry out. replaced switch assemble and pressed back into place. Could not have done this with out help from previous customers. Thanks

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Parts Used:
  • Light Switch - 2 Terminal
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Pliers, Wrench set
Customer: Ronald from Billings, MT

Non-functioning refrigerator lite switch

My owners manual said to unplug fridge from elec outlet, use a kitchen knife to gently pry off the switch plate
(manual had a pictoral example), unclip the two wire, replace with on new switch and replace the switch. Close
door and plug back in. Open door to check that the lite
works. Walla! It did. Thanks!

Sincerely, Ron Marshall, Billings, MT

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Parts Used:
  • Light Switch - 2 Terminal
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
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Customer: Joseph from Destin, FL

Light switch would not work

Popped the old one out with a kitchen knife and popped the new one back in. It tool less than 15 seconds!!

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