Whirlpool 4318047 Ice Maker Water Valve Only
Has 1/4 inch Threaded Inlet Port – 1/4 inch Quick Connect Outlet Port.
Used for Refrigerators With the Ice Maker Only Feature.
Replaces Part Numbers: 4210524, 8214, 4339671, 978439, 4339713, 482531, 876033, 83129, 819498, 62792, ih3003, 627713, 627752, 627383, 482531, 544047, 625717, 625734, 625796, 625926, 627143, 627497, 627550, 627661, 627752, 627767, 627820, 627908, 627975, 628117, 627117, 3456, 2315508, 2210436, AH358631, AP3103467, EAP358631, PS358631.
- Pull the refrigerator away from the wall far enough so you can access the water line connection and work on the back of the refrigerator. Place a towel under the water valve assembly to catch water.
- Unplug the refrigerator or shut off the circuit breaker for the refrigerator.
- Turn off the water supply to the refrigerator.
- Remove the screws that secure the service panel on the back of the refrigerator and remove the panel.
- Remove the screw(s) that secures the mounting bracket to the frame of the refrigerator.
- Pull water valve out of refrigerator cavity.
- Disconnect the supply water line.
- Disconnect wire harness at solenoid of valve.
- Cut ice maker water tube close to outlet port where it connects to old valve.
- Remove old water valve.
- Now to install new valve.
- Insert water tube as far as possible into outlet port of new ice maker water valve.
- Tug on the water tube to make sure it’s seated properly.
- Attach wire harness lead to the solenoid coil.
- Insert water valve into refrigerator cavity and attach mounting bracket screw(s) to frame of refrigerator.
- Next connect the supply water line. Tighten nut snugly.
- Turn water on and check for leaks.
- When all is good, attach back cover and slide refrigerator back into place.
- Now it is all done and ready to make some sparkling ice so you can relax and enjoy your favorite cold beverage.
Follow these simple steps of installation and you can really do it yourself without having to pay for a mechanic for such a simple task.