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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?

Model EHD221MTNR1
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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 »
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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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