I'm convinced Part #357 is stripped out on the rectangular inside (female to the Part #350 center shaft). Do I need parts 356 & 357 to make the repair? If so, what are the basic steps?
It is most likey the blade that has worn out. The blade is part #356 that you have indicated. You may also need the auger itself. To replace you would have to disassemble the complete bucket assembly. We would need to model number to determine exactly which bucket design it is. To properly assist you we will need your model number to help you with this. Please post your model number with a new question on the parts page. http://www.appliancepartspros.com/modelnumber_locator.aspx
The plastic part at the end of the auger has broken (355) and I can't figure out how to put the new one in. I have the new part. Can you explain how I can replace the part? Thank you. Don L.
Answer Don, The part number you supplied is a complete ice bin assembly. If you want to repair the ice bin and replace the drive cup WR17X11459 you will need to dismantle the bin assembly and replace the parts as needed. Heres some basic help, "1. Remove the upper ice bucket tray. 2. Slide out the ice dispenser assembly.3. Remove the ice cube solenoid linkage Phillips head screw and slide the linkage back. 4. Remove the ice crusher cover Phillips head screws (2) and remove the cover. 5. With a pair of pliers, twist off the backing plate tabs located on either side of the crusher. 6. With 2 small flat-blade screwdrivers, unlock the ice crusher locking tabs located at either side of the ice crusher. 7. Lift the ice crusher out of the bucket. 8. Remove the ice crusher back cover. 9. Remove the locking ring from the ice crusher auger. 10. Remove the plastic nut with a pair of pliers by turning it clockwise. 11. Remove the spacers and blades. The blades are numbered for reassembly."
Will this ice tray fit my refrigerator Model # PSS26NHSA?
Answer Hello Connie! Yes, the ice bucket assembly WR17X11447 fits the GE PSS26NHSA* model refrigerators. Thanks!
When we try and get ice the ice gets stuck.
Answer Hello Nikki,
You need to check the ice door by shining a flashlight from the front while looking into the inside. If you see light, there is an air leak that allows frost to build up in the chute. The ice dropping through the chute sticks to the frost and causes "an ice cube traffic jam". The only other thing that can cause this is over sized cubes that can be attributed to an ice tray overfill from possible a failing water inlet valve or a set of contacts in the ice maker assembly sticking.
No ice depenses. Auger does not turn when trying to get ice. Motor propeller that turns the Auger can be held still by slight finger pressure, but motor turns. Can propeller drive be replaced? Are parts available? Thank You, Chuck
Answer Hello Chuck,
This is a rather common problem, but easily rectified. The motor shaft as stripped. The drive is probably fine, but in the process of removing it from the motor shaft normally strips the threads from it also. This means that you will probably need the auger motor WR60X10259 and the drive WR02X11534.
Will the above Ice bucket assembly fit my refrigerator? GE model TFX27R
Answer Mike, The partial model number you supplied, indicates you need WR17X4312 ice bucket and auger assembly. You will need to transfer the original bin front assembly or order a new one WR17X2063, which is No Longer Available, so be careful. Thanks and Good Luck
Does the above ice bucket fit for my refrigerator?
Answer Hello Anu. No, based on the model number, WR17X4312 is the correct ice bucket assembly. Hope this helps.