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    • Part Number: AP3181486
    • MFG Part Number: 2252130
    • Made by: Whirlpool
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hello, My model does not have the two screws and an exposed panel inside the freezer door to remove to get access to the auger motor, same as the last posted question on your list of questions discusses. I see the two screws at the lower part of the dispenser panel on the outside of the freezer door, but am reluctant to remove without more info, as was mentioned in the answer to that last question. Can you send me the full information on how to replace that motor from the outside of the freezer door? I already received motor 2252130 from your company. thank you

Mike for Model Number KSCS25FTMS02

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The motor is out on work bench. The motor will run with dc power on motor leads. The thermistor contacts show open with no resistance. ran them in series with motor leads and motor won`t run. Do I need a new motor Thanks Henry

Henry for Model Number whirlpool # 2252130 ice despencer motor

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having trouble disconnecting the power supply to auger mtr/lite unit. is it fastened in some how, or just pulls out hard?

Ric for Model Number kenmore side by side

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Hi, I have a Kitchenaid kscs25ftwh01 refrigerator with an ice dispenser that is not working. I believe it has a whirlpool motor 2252130 that drives the augur. I removed the motor and tested it for continuity, it has no continuity across any pin combination except for pins 1 and 2, which reads .07 ohms on the 2K scale. The strange thing is, after checking for continuity, I re-connected the motor to check for voltage on the pins - and it worked again. I checked it for operation after every step for complete re-assembly, and it worked each time. After completing reinstallation, it worked once - and then stopped working again. Is this a motor on its last legs? Or a control board that is acting weird? Thanks for your help!

Michael for Model Number Kitchenaid kscs25ftwh01 whirlpool motor 2252130

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Hi, the ice dispenser stopped working so I took the motor out and checked continuity - everything is open except pin 1 to pin 2 which is .07 on the 2K Ohm scale. The weird thing is when I hooked it back up to test the voltage from the wiring harness, it started working again. I reassembled everything, and it dispensed ice for one cycle and then stopped working again. Is this a motor on its last legs or a circuit board acting weird?

Michael for Model Number kitchenaid kscs25ftwh01 with whirlpool 2252130 ice dispenser motor

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I need to replace the motor for ice dispenser. How do i get to it without breaking anything.

Anthony for Model Number gs6nbexrloo

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When dispense swicth is depressed the auger starts and ice starts to fall but chute door does not open . Door has close pressure on it. If you run it too long it just jambs the chute.

Joe for Model Number 10657789704

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Just a follow up to my last post. I read conflicting replies about how to test voltage going to the motor. With the motor disconnected I read the voltage on Red/White & Brown/White. One tech replied there should be 12 VDC and one tech replied there should be 120 VAC. The motor itself is stamped 120 VDC (120 VAC / 60 Hz Rectified) If my meter is on AC I read ~10 VAC. If I am set to DC I read ~6 VDC. So maybe my motor is ok and the board is bad? Thanks for your help.

Dusty for Model Number KSCS25FVMS02

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Ice won't come out. The chute opens. The shaft to the motor don't move. Could this be an electrical or motor problem?

Mike for Model Number GD5NVAXSA02

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How do I test the auger drive motor to see if it is working? I have disconnected the plug, but don't know which holes in the plug to check for voltage. Since the ohm meter probes will not fit in the plug holes do I partially disconnect the plug & make contact on the motor terminals? To check for power besides depressing the ice dispenser lever is there anything else I need to do? also, is part AP3776020 the correct one for my fridge? thank you

RWSEE4@YAHOO.COM for Model Number gd5shaxlt02

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