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Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator Auger Motor Replacement

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  1. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Safety precautions: adım 1, 1 resimden 1.
    • Before you begin your repair, perform the following:

    • Turn off your main water supply (if connected)

    • Unplug your device

  2. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Open the freezer door: adım 2, 1 resimden 1.
    • Pull the handle of the freezer door towards you to open it.

  3. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Open the refrigerator door: adım 3, 1 resimden 1.
    • Pull the handle of the refrigerator door towards you to open it.

  4. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Lift the ice maker flap: adım 4, 3 resimden 1. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Lift the ice maker flap: adım 4, 3 resimden 2. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Lift the ice maker flap: adım 4, 3 resimden 3.
    • Lift the ice maker flap.

    • Slide the ice maker flap into its slot.

  5. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Remove the ice bucket: adım 5, 3 resimden 1. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Remove the ice bucket: adım 5, 3 resimden 2. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Remove the ice bucket: adım 5, 3 resimden 3.
    • Llift the ice bucket slightly and pull it towards you to remove it.

  6. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Remove the auger motor assembly screws: adım 6, 1 resimden 1.
    • Use a nut driver to remove the screws securing the auger motor assembly.

    • For ease of photographing the process, the ice maker has been removed. This is not necessary to complete this guide.

  7. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Move the auger motor assembly: adım 7, 3 resimden 1. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Move the auger motor assembly: adım 7, 3 resimden 2. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Move the auger motor assembly: adım 7, 3 resimden 3.
    • Move the auger assembly outward and lower it to rest on the shelf below.

  8. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Disconnect the auger motor assembly connector: adım 8, 3 resimden 1. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Disconnect the auger motor assembly connector: adım 8, 3 resimden 2. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Disconnect the auger motor assembly connector: adım 8, 3 resimden 3.
    • The auger motor assembly connector is secured by a tab at its lower edge.

    • Use your fingers, a spudger, or a small flathead screwdriver to pry and release the tab on the connector.

    • Pull the auger motor assembly connector straight out to disconnect it.

  9. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Remove the auger motor assembly: adım 9, 2 resimden 1. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Remove the auger motor assembly: adım 9, 2 resimden 2.
    • Remove the auger motor assembly from the freezer.

  10. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Disconnect the auger motor: adım 10, 3 resimden 1. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Disconnect the auger motor: adım 10, 3 resimden 2. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Disconnect the auger motor: adım 10, 3 resimden 3.
    • Pull the spade connectors on the auger motor to disconnect them.

  11. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement: adım 11, 2 resimden 1. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement: adım 11, 2 resimden 2.
    • Use long nose pliers to pull and disconnect the ground connector on the auger motor.

  12. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Remove the drive blade: adım 12, 2 resimden 1. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Remove the drive blade: adım 12, 2 resimden 2.
    • The auger motor drive blade is removed by turning it clockwise.

    • Use a hammer to tap the blade clockwise to break it free.

  13. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement: adım 13, 3 resimden 1. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement: adım 13, 3 resimden 2. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement: adım 13, 3 resimden 3.
    • Turn the blade clockwise and remove it.

  14. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Remove the auger motor from the assembly: adım 14, 2 resimden 1. Whirlpool Older Model Side‑By‑Side Refrigerator  Auger Motor Replacement, Remove the auger motor from the assembly: adım 14, 2 resimden 2.
    • Use a nut driver to remove the screws securing the auger motor to the auger motor assembly.

    • Remove the auger motor from the auger motor assembly.

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