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The Safest Ways How to Remove Ice Maker from Kitchenaid French Door Refrigerator

June 4, 2021

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Are you not getting enough ice from your fridge lately? We offer some practical tips on how to remove ice maker from KitchenAid french door refrigerator with an ice maker. Do the step-by-step guide in order to learn how to remove and place the ice machine and check out some refrigerator repair help sites for more repair and troubleshooting tips.

These steps work with KitchenAid French door refrigerators, as well as other French door refrigerator brands. The same simple procedure can also be performed to change in-door ice makers on some KitchenAid door refrigerator models.

Unplug Electrical Power

Disconnect the refrigerator or switch off the circuit breaker for the fridge. Transfer highly perishable items to a cooler or another cooled area. The unit will be without an electrical connection for about half an hour, which doesn’t have to affect most stored or frozen goods. 

Take Out Ice Bucket

Open the compartment door to reach the ice maker assembly. Hold its handle below the ice bin and pull it up and out of the ice compartment storage.

Remove Ice Maker Assembly

While holding the ice maker in order for it not to drop, utilize a good screwdriver to take out the two mounting screws that attach the ice maker assembly to the compartment. Put the screws on the side. Take out the two mounting screws that attach the ice maker module to its door.

Take Out Ice Maker Assembly

Carefully push the ice maker and turn it upside down to reach the ground wires and harness connections.  Press the locking tab on the wire harness and remove the wire harness from the connection.

Take out the screw, which connects the green ground wire to the ice maker assembly, and put the screw on the side. Pull the ice maker and put it aside so you can throw it away later.

Screw the Ground Wires

Install the new ice maker assembly in its compartment and screw the green ground wire to the new assembly. Screw them properly.

Connect Wire Harness

Attach the wire harness to the new ice maker assembly plug and press until the locking tab fits the locked position.

Install New Ice Maker

Turn the unit assembly right side up and place it in the compartment for the mounting holes to be in order. Fasten the mounting screws and secure them firmly.

Reinstall the Ice Bucket

Incline the top of the bin forward a bit and adjust it to the compartment. Shut the compartment and freezer door.

Connect Electrical Power

Connect the refrigerator to the power source or turn on the circuit breaker to restore the electrical connection. 

When none of the steps address your ice maker malfunction, contact KitchenAid Appliance Repair professionals today, and we will be glad to help you diagnose and repair the problem. Also offers services for KitchenAid cooktop repair and KitchenAid stove repair.

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