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Light Socket WR2X9391

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PartSelect Number PS299782
Manufacturer Part Number WR2X9391
Manufactured by GE
Product Description

Light Socket Specifications

This part is a replacement light socket for your refrigerator. It connects to the power source, and holds the light bulb. If the light in your refrigerator is not working, you could have a faulty socket. It is important to determine if the light bulb is simply burned out, or if the socket is causing the issue. Be sure to disconnect your refrigerator from the power source before you begin this repair. This socket is black in color and is sold individually. This is an OEM part sourced directly from the manufacturer.
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Troubleshooting
This part fixes the following symptoms:
Light not working
This part works with the following products:
Refrigerator.
This part works with the following products:
General Electric, Hotpoint, Kenmore, RCA.
Part# WR2X9391 replaces these:
AP2060923, 2446, SWR02X4049, SWR02X7270, SWR2X7270, WR02X0543, WR02X1038, WR02X11990, WR02X1423, WR02X1670, WR02X1671, WR02X1780, WR02X1846, WR02X2024, WR02X2079, WR02X2123, WR02X2159, WR02X2257, WR02X2258, WR02X2432 , WR02X2539, WR02X3998, WR02X5691, WR02X5858, WR02X5993, WR02X7270, WR02X8265, WR23X0038, WR23X0039, WR23X0041, WR23X0043, WR23X0049, WR2X1038, WR2X1670, WR2X1671, WR2X1846, WR2X2024, WR2X2257, WR2X2258, WR2X2432, WR2X3998, WR2X543, WR2X5858, WR2X5993, WR2X7270, WR2X8265 Show less
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Lights did not work, bulbs were good
Took out the light sockets, plugged in the new ones. I found the manual on line to find the part numbers. Parts select parts were perfect
Other Parts Used:
Light Socket Light Bulb - 40W
  • Donita from O FALLON, MO
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
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Short in the light socket.
Un Plugged the frig. Unlocked the socket by pressing down on the latch. Pulled the socket out ensuring I had enough slack. Unplugged the old socket installed the new. Plugged the frig back in. Tested the switch . Very easy-to-use.
  • ED from ENON, OH
  • Difficulty Level:
    Very Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
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Fridge light dead even with new bulb
1- youtubed the potential diagnoses, 2- resourced and ordered parts, 3- removed old socket, installed new one :-)... My fridge is an older fridge and could've used a screwdriver for eyeglasses. Plug and play easy... YAY!
  • marj from NEWBURY PARK, CA
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
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light kept blinking on and off never same way
turn breaker off first then use thin blade screwdriver and plastic pry bar to remove light socket and switch there was plenty of wire so work was easy to install at both ends
Other Parts Used:
Light Switch Light Socket
  • michael from CENTRALIA, IL
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
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My light in the refrigerator was going on and off.
I unplugged the refrigerator. Pressed the tab near the light bulb. Unplugged the socket and reconnected it.
  • Nan from PURCELLVILLE, VA
  • Difficulty Level:
    Very Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
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No power to the fan and compressor
I have a fridge in my garage. I have found that a glass of ice water or a cold drink outside is very important to me. When I discovered melting ice dripping onto the garage floor I was very upset. I spun the fridge and found that the compressor and fan weren't starting. I got out my multi-meter and discovered that power was not making it to these components. I did some research and found the wiring diagram online. There really isn't too much going on with a fridge and the most likely candidate seemed to be the run capacitor. I ordered the part, replaced it in a few minutes and the fridge began working again.
Other Parts Used:
Run Capacitor Light Socket
  • Christian from Kearneysville, WV
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
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Light Bulb Socket
The light in the fridge somehow blew and melted the ocket to which it was attached to. There was no way the bulb was coming out so I ordered both the bulb and socket to replace. Simple plug and play and it was installed in less than 5 minutes.
Other Parts Used:
Light Bulb - 40W Light Socket
  • Desta from Brooklyn, NY
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
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Leaking from bottom of refrigerator and no ice/ ight out in freezer
To repair the light socket which was not functioning, I identified and followed the instructions on part-select on you tube. I unplugged the refrigerator, cleared away and removed the shelf below the housing for the light. I reached up under the plastic light protector with a screwdriver and popped up the tab on the front holding it in place. Then I easily pulled out the defective socket. I reversed the process and popped the new one in to replace the old, screwed in the light bulb, put the shelf back, plugged the fridge in and was finished. This took only about 5-10 minutes. To repair, and replace the dual inlet-water valve, I pulled the refrigerator out and removed all the nuts protecting the back at the bottom. I unplugged the fridge and turned the water switch at the wall to off. I once again had identified the problem by the symptoms on part-select, ordered the part and watched and followed the repair on part-select on you-tube. There are a variety of nuts and bolts to remove the protective housing and then get to the water inlet valve unit at the back left bottom side. It doesn't take long. I unplugged the two electrical lines holding the water inlet valve in place, I unscrewed the bolt in the center on top and the two valves underneath that are the three water lines from the water in the refrigerator back to the unit and on to the ice maker. I replaced the unit as instructed and started to reconnect the hoses. At that time, I noticed that the hose from the unit to the ice maker was a little brittle at the end. So, I suggest you check all your hoses as well when you identify the same problem. I decided it would be best to replace the hose as well and ordered the ice water hose from part select. I left the water off and put the fridge back. The ice maker hose replacement came quickly, in 2 days. Then I simply pulkled it out and replaced that ice water line in about a minute, reversed putting back the rest of he screws that hols everything in place, closed up the unit, plugged the fridge in, turned on the water valve at the wall and put the refrigerator back in to place. This process, if uninterrupted, would take about 30 -45 minutes. Everything is working good as new now. I probably saved myself at least 150 dollars, had the satisfaction of fixing it and learned something myself about how the whole thing functions. Part select is a find!
Other Parts Used:
Light Bulb - 40W Dual Inlet Water Valve Light Socket
  • Daryl from Tampa, FL
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench (Adjustable)
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Light in the refrigerator went out
After I bought what I thought I needed for the repair. I asked a friend to come over and look at it. He changed the
the light socket and put the same light bulb in and it works great. I am returning the light switch but decided to keep the light bulb.

Getting on the internet was so easy. This was really very simple. Thank you for making what I thought would be a big ordeal into something very simple.

Paulette Johnson
  • Paulette B. from Santa Ana, CA
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
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bad light socket
unplugged refrigerator. removed light bulb from old socket. unsnapped old light socket and pulled it out just enough to diconnect the electrical plug that plugs into the socket . discarded the old socket and plugged in new socket. snapped in new socket into refrigerator. i watched how to do this simple procedure on you tube and decided to do it myself. easy easy easy
  • nancy from silsbee, TX
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
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PATRICK
January 9, 2018
The light & socket in this fridge got ripped out somehow. I can see the 2 wires hanging there where the light socket used to be. The fridge works great. Just need the right parts to get some lighting.
For model number TBX16SMERAD
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Hi Patrick, Thank you for your question. The parts you will need are the light socket and the light bulbs. The part number for the refrigerator light socket is PS299782 and the part number for the light bulbs (2 pack) is PS8760365. I hope this helps. Thank you and have a great day!

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Norm
January 28, 2018
My refrigerator light blinks off and on when I open the door. Would that be the switch or the light socket?
For model number TBX21JASNRAD
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Hello Norm, Thanks for your question. This is typically due to the light switch, part number PS8758429. It can be tested with a multimeter to see if it has continuity; replace it if it has no electrical continuity. If it does test positively, consider replacing the socket. I hope this helps.

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Gustavo
October 23, 2017
My fridge stopped working completely, light and all wont work, no humming sound or anything. Outlet is good, there is no tripped breaker, any suggestions on what i could do. Does replacing the relay help in any kind of way???
For model number TBX18AABQRWW
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Hi Gustavo, Thank you for your question. It may. I would suggest testing both your relay and your run capacitor. You can test both of those parts with a multi meter to be sure. I hope that helps. Good luck with your repair.

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Steven
November 9, 2019
My light bulb and socket are working but it hangs down below the horizontal level it was designed for .What keeps it level?Thanks, steve
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Hello Steven and thanks for writing. The socket clips into your fridge and might be damaged and need to be replaced. We hope this helps. Please contact us at any time

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Mike
December 9, 2017
The push device that turns the light off when the door is closed broke off. What part do I need to replace that part?
For model number TBX14SAXKRWH
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Hello Mike, Thanks for your question. We would advise replacing the light switch itself in this situation, part number PS8758429. I hope this helps.

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Mark
July 11, 2019
Yesterday, i noticed the freezer and the refrigerator were both not freezing or cold. The fan is running, etc. But all is not cooling. What would cause this.
For model number 200D3367P001
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Hello Mark, thank you for writing. For this symptom you will want to consider either the Temperature Control, the Electronic Control Board, or the Temperature Sensor. Unfortunately the number you provided is not recognized as a model number. We will need the model number for your refrigerator to locate the correct replacements for you. We look forward to hearing back from you.

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Tom
March 24, 2020
Please explain how to remove the light socket on this refrigerator model. Without breaking it. The socket wires have come off. I just need to remove it, replace the wires and replace.
For model number 363.9701582
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Hello Tom, Thank you for your question. You will need to depress the tab to release the socket and pull it out. When replacing the socket, you just push and clip it into place. We hope this helps.

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Tom
November 19, 2019
How do i take out the light socket and replace
For model number Tbx18jms
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Hello Tom, Thank you for the question. You will need to depress the tab to release the socket and pull it out. When replacing the socket, you just push and clip it into place. Hope this helps!

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Dennis
February 26, 2019
How do i replace light bulb part# ps299782
For model number Ctx18lyzdrwh
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Hello Dennis, thank you for your question. The light socket is installed by following steps. Unplug the refrigerator. Remove the light bulb from old socket and unsnap the old light socket and pull it out just enough to disconnect the electrical plug that plugs into the socket . Connect the wires to the new socket and snap the socket housing back into the fridge. The bulb can then be replaced and you are good to go! I hope this helps!

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Beverly
October 5, 2017
My good bulbs for the light don't work. What shall i do? Can i trouble shoot for a new light socket?
For model number HTS18GBSARWW
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Hi Beverly, Thank you for your question. You could test your light socket with a multi meter. If the meter does not move when you test the part, then your socket is the issue and it will have to be replaced. Good luck with your repair.

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