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I have a Frigidaire FRS26ZGEW4 Side by Side refrigerator that has an ice dispensing problem. The teeth on the gear part of the dispensing drum, p/n 215752800, are stripped. I can not find the part anywhere. Anyone know of a replacement? In fact I would purchase the complete assembly if necessary or an alternative unit if it would fit. Please help.
Thanks,
Loren

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  • lberry549 Jan 01, 2009

    I live in Fayetteville, Arkansas. I have searched the internet and have found online parts sources (partselect, appliancepartspro, repairclinic,etc.) but each say it is "no longer available". Maybe you can suggest one to call or email direct.
    Again, thanks

  • lberry549 Jan 02, 2009

    Nope, wrong part. This one I need is on the dispensor, diagram 2, part #6. They call it Frigidaire part number AP21111709. Any chance there is a alternate from another model? Any other ideas?

    Thanks,

  • lberry549 Jan 03, 2009

    Appreciate your time looking. The ice maker still works, just does not dispense out front door. Will check local suppliers as you recommended.

  • Richard Perkins
    Richard Perkins May 11, 2010

    Hi,

    Yes parts are available, but not all suppliers are bothered to help customers.



    It would be easier to order it by mail, so please give your country so I may help you find a local stockist.



    Thank you.

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Hi,
Thanks for getting back.

I've searched your model, and found both the main icemaker gear and a complete replacement icemaker unit as a drop-in replacement.

Gear is listed at $5.25 , and complete unit at $ 81.41.

It is usually the fingers or the gear teeth that break.

Try this page for ordering information - Both are held in stock

http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=114043

If I've identified the wrong part - please get back to me If I can help further

Thanks for using Fixya.

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  • Richard Perkins
    Richard Perkins Jan 02, 2009

    On the link - click 7 on the left - Ice maker and I think it's part #4

  • Richard Perkins
    Richard Perkins Jan 03, 2009

    Sorry - Wrong part.

    As it seems to have been discontinued by the manufacturer, the only course of action I can think of is to contact them directly for a more modern replacement of that part. If it was found to be failing in use, they may have redesigned it to be more robust. Try and get this out of them rather than paying for a whole new refrigerator.



    The next course of action is to advertise for the part from local technicians - ask them to source one for you if they can from scrapped machines.



    You may be in the position of making ice manually untill something more serious gives up - at which point you may throw in the towel.

    As with cars - things start falling off untill it becomes serious enough to buy a new one.

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