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Water Inlet Valve – Part Number: 242252603
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Water Inlet Valve

Product Description

Water Inlet Valve Specifications

If you notice that the ice maker in your refrigerator is leaking or is not making or dispensing ice, you may need to replace the water inlet valve. When energized, the water inlet valve releases water from the supply line into the ice mold. The water inlet valve is in the back of your refrigerator so you will need to pull the fridge out from the wall before completing this repair. To complete this job, you will need a 1/2 inch wrench, a 1/4 inch nut driver and a utility knife. If your old inlet valve has a screw-in fitting, you may need to simply cut the end of the hose to fit in the new part. Be sure to disconnect both the water and power supply from the refrigerator prior to beginning this repair.

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Troubleshooting

This part fixes the following symptoms:

Ice maker not making ice, Leaking, Ice maker won’t dispense ice, Not dispensing water.

This part works with the following products:

Refrigerator, Freezer.

This part works with the following brands:

Frigidaire, Kenmore, Electrolux, Crosley, Uni.

Part # 242252603 replaces these:

218475600, 218720400, 240380301, 240519601, 241803701, 241803703, 242252603, 2705494, 5303289068, 5303304971, 7241803701, AP5671756.
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Orville from Garland, TX
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
30 - 60 mins
Tools:
Nutdriver
Parts Used:
242252603
Was not filling the ice tray full.
I had put in a new ice maker and it still had the problem, (I needed the Ice maker anyway) I installed the vale and while I was at it I put a five year filter on the water line that went from the value to the Ice maker, it took less than one hours, the ice is making like it did when it was new, I could not be more please at theis time. Thanks for your Interest. God bless.
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Jerald from Phoenix, AZ
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
Less than 15 mins
Tools:
Socket set, Wrench (Adjustable)
Parts Used:
242252603, 240331401, 240311502, 240311501
Ice Maker water would constantly drip. Forming a huge block of Ice.
Pulled refrig away from wall, shut off water supply. Removed two screws holding the old water value on the back of the refrig. Removed the two water lines from the value. Hooked water lines up to the new value and bolted the two screws and the new value on. Turned on water and pushed refrig back into position. Simple and it worked. No more huge blocks of ice. I have Cubes!!!
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BARBARA from DIAMOND, IL
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
Less than 15 mins
Tools:
Screw drivers
Parts Used:
242252603
Water Was Not Being Sent Up To Ice Maker
I removed a couple of screws from the old part, and inserted the new part. Replaced the screws and I was done. No problem. I'm an almost 60 year old woman, and fixed this myself. It was so easy.
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timothy from georgetown, TN
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
Pliers
Parts Used:
242252603
Water Valve was leaking water and not making ice
I unplugged the fridge and unscrewed the back cover,unscrewwd the two screws holding the water valve in place and the water line to the ice maker and the electrical connection and install the new water valve,then buttoned everything back up and plugged the fridge back in and it is working great,making ice as normal.
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Fred from Las Vegas, NV
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
Less than 15 mins
Tools:
Nutdriver
Parts Used:
242252603
Ice maker stopped working
Took off old part and installed new part
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Louis from Damascus, PA
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
Nutdriver
Parts Used:
242252603
Warter valvr cracked
It was real easy but I still have problem making ice cubs
Fell problem is in the ice maker went it dose make cubs they don,t dump
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Leah from Tecumseh, OK
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
Less than 15 mins
Tools:
Nutdriver, Pliers
Parts Used:
242252603
After installing new ice maker water was not running into the ice maker.
Shut off water supply under the sink. Removed old valve and installed new valve. Turned water back on and within a couple hours the first batch of ice made.
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Linda from RUSSELLVILLE, AR
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
30 - 60 mins
Tools:
Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Parts Used:
242252603
Occasionally making ice.
Replaced the water inlet valve. Did NOT fix the problem
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Robert from GUNTERSVILLE, AL
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
Wrench (Adjustable)
Parts Used:
242252603
Water inlet valve stuck open
Turned off water to inlet valve. Unbolted valve from back of unit, disconnect water supply line from valve, disconnected water line to ice maker. Put on new compression ring around water supply line. Pressed ice maker line into new valve, installed valve back on unit, then connected main supply line to valve. Works like a charm.
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Patrick from RICHWOOD, TX
Difficulty Level:
A Bit Difficult
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
Nutdriver, Pliers
Parts Used:
242252603
The fan had stopped spinning. According to the internet it should spin freely if I use my hand, but it wouldn't.
After pulling the fridge away from the wall and opening the paper backing on the bottom, I could see the motor. It's affixed to 3 metal ribs by 3 small screw/nuts. There is also a 12" wiring harness that led to a simple disconnect. Removing the disconnect and the 3 nuts was easy. However, there was no room to remove the motor with the fan attached. Between frame parts, the drip pan below, the ribs, and small, delicate copper tubing that can't get bent, it wouldn't fit thru any openings. So we rotated the motor inside the framework until the blade faced out, then reached in with a pair of needle nose pliers to remove the washer. Removing the washer is easy, it's just difficult to reach. With the washer off the fan was out of the way and very carefully (it was tight) the motor came out. Reverse was the same issue. Motor tight going in, not a lot of room to maneuver fan onto motor, and needed needle nose to tighten washer again. Make sure you tighten the washer before you install the motor on the prongs. Otherwise you need to remove it from the ribs, twist it to face you, then reinstall it on the prongs. Also, I felt I was stripping the nuts into the new motor. Turns out the holes in the motor aren't tapped. i realized the nuts are self tapping once I looked at them. I'm a big time DIYer and this wasn't bad at all. If your motor/fan assembly comes out whole, it's even easier.
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Model Cross Reference

This part works with the following models:

PartSelect Number: PS7784017
Manufacturer Part Number: 242252603
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Description
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