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Old Whirlpool fridge will not run after ice maker removed
« on: January 05, 2010, 05:45:32 PM »

This fridge is either 20 or 30 years old. Owner removed ice maker and threw it in the trash because it wasn't making ice for a long time. Next day when he checked it it was not working. The trash man already came so no more ice maker. Question: Is this tied into the power for the compressor?

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« Last Edit: January 06, 2010, 05:38:43 PM by Al Capone »

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Re: Old Whirlpool fridge will not run after ice maker removed
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2010, 06:20:43 PM »
Yep. The ice box won't run with out it. But you can buy an alternative part.

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Re: Old Whirlpool fridge will not run after ice maker removed
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2010, 06:24:10 PM »
Which alternitive part is that?

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Re: Old Whirlpool fridge will not run after ice maker removed
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2010, 06:31:45 PM »
« Last Edit: January 05, 2010, 06:37:53 PM by JWWebster »
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Re: Old Whirlpool fridge will not run after ice maker removed
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2010, 06:37:13 PM »
 O0 Thank you very much! I will let him know.

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Re: Old Whirlpool fridge will not run after ice maker removed
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2010, 06:38:31 PM »
I ain't sure about jumping that out. I cannot remember.
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Re: Old Whirlpool fridge will not run after ice maker removed
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2010, 06:44:21 PM »
Looks like you just plug it in? I am sure he would rather buy this than spend $250 on a used refigerator.

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Re: Old Whirlpool fridge will not run after ice maker removed
« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2010, 06:46:59 PM »
Just plug it in and mount it where the ice maker went
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Re: Old Whirlpool fridge will not run after ice maker removed
« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2010, 04:49:02 PM »
Here are a couple cheaper ones from our affiliates.

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Re: Old Whirlpool fridge will not run after ice maker removed
« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2010, 04:54:07 PM »
Owner picked up the part today, emailed me and said it is back running again.  :) Thanks for the help!

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Re: Old Whirlpool fridge will not run after ice maker removed
« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2010, 05:15:15 PM »
Man my tooth was hurting so bad yesterday I couldn't even think to look it up over at app. dayum. Glad ya could get er going. Tell your friend he gets ta buy the next round. Would somebody pwease turn up the heat. Finally the football game is kicking off at 6 pm here tonight temps are 20 degrees below average go figure. I won't be attendin the gimmick bowl But I will be watching.
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Re: Old Whirlpool fridge will not run after ice maker removed
« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2010, 05:53:05 PM »
Will do. O0