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Replacing the Ice dispenser motor on Kenmore elite refrigerator?

How to replace the ice dispenser motor (part # 2252130) on a kenmore elite side by side refrigerator with the ice dispenser in the door(model # 106.57789701)?

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  • toiron Jan 21, 2009

    Mine motor went out too. Not sure how to get to it to change it. They must hve problems with these as I see they have changed the part number.

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    Michael Damascus Dec 20, 2013

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There is a small door under neath ice maker shelf (literally) w/ 2 small screws that keep it in place,or a button that can release ice maker on the rt. side of machine. Good luck!!

Posted on Apr 04, 2009

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I had the same problem with our Whirlpool Gold. Which by the way was just out of warranty. The guy who repaired the problem told us that since there were so many replacement dispenser motors at different supply locations that there must be a problem. I think that the root cause is the arm in the ice holder is hard to move, and it burns the dispenser ( #2252130) motor out. Whirlpool should get to the bottom of this and offer free or reduced repairs. Motor # 2252130

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Midnite owl you're so right. second auger motor needed on my Whirlpool too aaaauuuuugggghhh!!!!!!!

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