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Whirlpool Refrigerator Control Board Replacement

What you need

  1. Whirlpool Refrigerator Control Board Replacement, Safety precautions: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Before you begin your repair, perform the following:

    • Turn off your main water supply

    • Unplug your device

  2. Whirlpool Refrigerator Control Board Replacement, Unfasten the dispenser panels: step 2, image 1 of 2 Whirlpool Refrigerator Control Board Replacement, Unfasten the dispenser panels: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • The dispenser panel screws are located under the dispenser as if you're looking up into the dispenser tube (where the ice cubes and water come out).

    • Remove the screw(s) securing the two dispenser panels.

  3. Whirlpool Refrigerator Control Board Replacement, Remove the dispenser panels: step 3, image 1 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Control Board Replacement, Remove the dispenser panels: step 3, image 2 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Control Board Replacement, Remove the dispenser panels: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Pull the dispenser panels straight down to separate them from the chassis.

    • Remove the dispenser panels.

  4. Whirlpool Refrigerator Control Board Replacement, Unfasten the control board: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the screw(s) securing the control board.

  5. Whirlpool Refrigerator Control Board Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Control Board Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Control Board Replacement: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Tilt the bottom of the control board away from the chassis to release its clips.

    • Pull straight down to separate the control board enough to access its connectors.

  6. Whirlpool Refrigerator Control Board Replacement, Disconnect the control board: step 6, image 1 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Control Board Replacement, Disconnect the control board: step 6, image 2 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Control Board Replacement, Disconnect the control board: step 6, image 3 of 3
    • Disconnect the connectors attached to the control board.

  7. Whirlpool Refrigerator Control Board Replacement, Remove the control board: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the control board.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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