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Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement

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  1. Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Safety precautions: passo 1, immagine 1 di 1
    • Before you begin your repair, perform the following:

    • Turn off your main water supply

    • Unplug your device

  2. Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Unfasten the dispenser panels: passo 2, immagine 1 di 2 Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Unfasten the dispenser panels: passo 2, immagine 2 di 2
    • The dispenser panel screws are located under the dispenser as if you're looking up into the dispenser tube (where the ice cubes and water come out).

    • Remove the screw(s) securing the two dispenser panels.

  3. Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Remove the dispenser panels: passo 3, immagine 1 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Remove the dispenser panels: passo 3, immagine 2 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Remove the dispenser panels: passo 3, immagine 3 di 3
    • Pull the dispenser panels straight down to separate them from the chassis.

    • Remove the dispenser panels.

  4. Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Unfasten the control board: passo 4, immagine 1 di 1
    • Remove the screw(s) securing the control board.

  5. Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement: passo 5, immagine 1 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement: passo 5, immagine 2 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement: passo 5, immagine 3 di 3
    • Tilt the bottom of the control board away from the chassis to release its clips.

    • Pull straight down to separate the control board enough to access its connectors.

  6. Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Disconnect the control board: passo 6, immagine 1 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Disconnect the control board: passo 6, immagine 2 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Disconnect the control board: passo 6, immagine 3 di 3
    • Disconnect the connectors attached to the control board.

  7. Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Remove the control board: passo 7, immagine 1 di 1
    • Remove the control board.

  8. Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Remove the plastic clip: passo 8, immagine 1 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Remove the plastic clip: passo 8, immagine 2 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Remove the plastic clip: passo 8, immagine 3 di 3
    • Use a flathead screwdriver, or a similar tool, to pry up the plastic clip securing the water hose.

    • Remove the plastic clip.

  9. Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Disconnect the water hose: passo 9, immagine 1 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Disconnect the water hose: passo 9, immagine 2 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Disconnect the water hose: passo 9, immagine 3 di 3
    • Use a flathead screwdriver, or a similar tool, to pry up the water hose enough to grip it with your fingers.

    • Pull the water hose straight up to disconnect it.

  10. Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Reposition the cables: passo 10, immagine 1 di 2 Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Reposition the cables: passo 10, immagine 2 di 2
    • Reposition the cables so they lay in front of the top plastic clip.

  11. Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Unclip the dispenser assembly: passo 11, immagine 1 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Unclip the dispenser assembly: passo 11, immagine 2 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Unclip the dispenser assembly: passo 11, immagine 3 di 3
    • Depending on your device, the amount of plastic clips that secure the dispenser assembly can vary.

    • Use a flathead screwdriver, or a similar tool, to press the plastic clip toward the dispenser assembly.

    • Repeat for the other plastic clips to completely separate the dispenser assembly from the chassis.

  12. Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Reposition the dispenser assembly: passo 12, immagine 1 di 2 Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Reposition the dispenser assembly: passo 12, immagine 2 di 2
    • Pull the dispenser assembly away from the chassis enough to access its connectors.

  13. Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Disconnect the dispenser assembly: passo 13, immagine 1 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Disconnect the dispenser assembly: passo 13, immagine 2 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Disconnect the dispenser assembly: passo 13, immagine 3 di 3
    • While performing this step, support the dispenser assembly so it doesn't fall.

    • Disconnect the connector attached to the dispenser assembly.

  14. Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Remove the dispenser assembly: passo 14, immagine 1 di 1
    • Remove the dispenser assembly.

  15. Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Meter the dispenser assembly: passo 15, immagine 1 di 2 Whirlpool Refrigerator Dispenser Assembly Replacement, Meter the dispenser assembly: passo 15, immagine 2 di 2
    • If you own a multimeter, you can test your solenoid's resistance.

    • With the button in its neutral position, the multimeter should read "open circuit" or "OL."

    • With the button pressed, the multimeter should read close to 0Ω.

Conclusione

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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2 Commenti

The bottom side of refrigeration is not working but the top inversely working the cooling process

Dawit Muluneh - Replica

I'd take a look at one of two troubleshooting pages:

Freezer Not Freezing or Refrigerator Not Cooling

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