Hello, I have a Maytag MSD2269KEA01 side-by-Side refridgerator. The ice dispensing motor doesn't seem to be working. The ice is being made and filling up the bucket, but nothing happens when you press the ice dispensing button in the door. The water dispenser works fine. I took out the bucket and cleaned it so nothing is stuck in the bucket. Do you think the motor needs to be replaced? Is it an easy DIY job or do I need to call a professional? Thanks for your help.
Answer Hello Ash,
Before you try to replace the ice dispenser motor W10271509, check to make sure that the ice dispenser lever is making contact with switch. You can hear this when you push in on dispenser lever or visually check it by removing cover of dispenser. To remove cover, take out the drip tray for dispenser and use a standard screwdriver under the bottom part of cover and pry. It will pop one side out, then slide over to other side and do same. If the dispenser lever is making contact with switch then I would change motor.
Is AP4453077 the replacement for 2315547 ?
Answer Hello, for part number 2315547 we show the correct replacement as W10271509. Thanks!
Whirlpool ice dispenser mtr pn 2315547. I just purchased a new motor & its not working. How do I trouble shoot? Do you have a schematic with pin-out power connection diagrams I can test with a meter? Ive got 115V at the connector, wires Grey + Brown & White, & seem to have 115V at most other wires too. What motor pins can be tested w/ 115V to insure motor works.
Answer John, You didn't supply a model number for your refrigerator. So here are some basic checks at the dispenser motor "To check voltages* at the motor for crushed or cubed ice operation: 1. Open the freezer door and remove the ice bucket from the door. 2. Tape the door switch closed. *Voltage readings may vary, depending on the supply voltage, and the type of test equipment being used. * NOTE: When you are instructed to make a reading at the motor connector, press the tips of the red and black test leads into the indicated harness connector slots so they touch the bare metal wire connectors. Reach around the front of the door and press the ice dispenser lever to activate the dispenser switch. 3. Press the Unlocked button on the ice and water dispenser front panel. 4. Touch the AC meter test leads to wire harness pins 3 and 5, then press the ice dispenser lever. The meter should read 115 VAC. 5. Touch the DC meter’s black test lead to wire harness pin 6, and the red test lead to pin 7, then press the ice dispenser lever. The meter should read +115 VDC ±10%.
6. Press the Crushed ice button on the ice and water dispenser front panel. 7. Touch the DC meter’s black test lead to wire harness pin 1, and the red test lead to pin 2, then press the ice dispenser lever. The meter should read +115 VDC ±10%. 8. Press the Cube ice button on the ice and water dispenser front panel. 9. Touch the DC meter’s red test lead to wire harness pin 1, and the black test lead to pin 2, then press the ice dispenser lever. The meter should read +115 VDC ±10%. 10. Remove the tape from the door switch." Also check and make sure the motor is not frozen, due to a sticky dispenser flapper or void in the door insulation. Thanks and Good Luck