Question about Whirlpool 25.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator with In-Door-Ice Dispensing System
You replied to my question about my icemaker not dumping the ice it has made. How do I replace the thermostat?
First you have to remove the icemaker. The is one 1/4in screw holing the in on the bottom back right corner. Once that is removed you can remove the plastic shield that it was screwed into by pulling up and back on it. After that the icemaker can be pulled straight out towards you. (it might take a little force and wiggling of the ice maker to do so) Unplug the icemaker by inserting a small flat screw driver under the tab at the harness.
On the right of the icemaker is a white square cap. Remove it to expose a big gear. Check the pins in the middle to make sure they aren't broken.
If the pins check ok then the problem is either the motor or thermostat. To replace the motor the whole part in the picture above (the Module) needs replacing (Part#W10122536) To replace it remove the three screws in the top two and bottom right corners, pull off the module and replace it with the new one.
To replace the thermostat (part#627985) remove the module and set it aside. Under where the module sat you will find two screws. Remove them and pull out on the black plastic casing. (Be careful because the the ice arm and stripper will fall off when you do this. In the bottom middle of the opposite side is the thermostat. Pry it out and place the new one in. You'll need some stuff called alumilastic. (Part#4317852) Put a dap on the new thermostat and put it all back together.
After It all back together and in its place it may take a couple of hours for it to make the first batch of ice. Good Luck and let me know if you need any clarification.
Posted on Nov 03, 2008
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