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Whirlpool Refrigerator Temperature Control Board Replacement

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  1. Whirlpool Refrigerator Temperature 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 Temperature Control Board Replacement, Open the doors: step 2, image 1 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Temperature Control Board Replacement, Open the doors: step 2, image 2 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Temperature Control Board Replacement, Open the doors: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Depending on your repair, open one or both doors.

  3. Whirlpool Refrigerator Temperature Control Board Replacement, Unfasten the temperature control board assembly: step 3, image 1 of 2 Whirlpool Refrigerator Temperature Control Board Replacement, Unfasten the temperature control board assembly: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the screw(s) securing the temperature control board assembly.

    • The second photo shows the potential screw locations in a removed assembly.

  4. Whirlpool Refrigerator Temperature Control Board Replacement, Reposition the assembly: step 4, image 1 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Temperature Control Board Replacement, Reposition the assembly: step 4, image 2 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Temperature Control Board Replacement, Reposition the assembly: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • Pull the temperature control board assembly off its slot in the chassis.

    • Let the assembly hang to access its connectors.

  5. Whirlpool Refrigerator Temperature Control Board Replacement, Disconnect the temperature control board: step 5, image 1 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Temperature Control Board Replacement, Disconnect the temperature control board: step 5, image 2 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Temperature Control Board Replacement, Disconnect the temperature control board: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Disconnect any connectors attached to the temperature control board assembly.

  6. Whirlpool Refrigerator Temperature Control Board Replacement, Remove the assembly: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the temperature control board assembly.

  7. Whirlpool Refrigerator Temperature Control Board Replacement, Separate the temperature control board: step 7, image 1 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Temperature Control Board Replacement, Separate the temperature control board: step 7, image 2 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Temperature Control Board Replacement, Separate the temperature control board: step 7, image 3 of 3
    • Use a flathead screwdriver, or a similar tool, to compress the plastic clip securing the temperature control board.

    • Use another flathead screwdriver to pry up the board from its housing.

  8. Whirlpool Refrigerator Temperature Control Board Replacement, Remove the temperature control board: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Pull the temperature control board straight out of its housing to remove it.

Conclusion

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

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