WPW10498990 (Primary) Water Valve (5/16″) Outlet


(1/4″ Threaded Inlet) – (5/16″ Easy Slip Outlet) ($39.95)

SKU: WPW10498990 Categories: ,

Whirlpool WPW10498990 (Primary) Water Valve 2188784

Has Quick Connect 5-16 Outlet
Replaces Part Numbers: W10498990, AP6022336, PS11755669, EAP11755669, AH11755669, 2188784, 2210515, 2219594, AP3886547, AP5669576, 1174277, AH1155473, EAP1155473, PS1155473, IMV-990, w10342318, K-77999.
Also used with WP2188785 (Secondary) Water Inlet Valve
Also used with WPW10349187 (Secondary) Water Inlet Valve

Installation Instructions

  • 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 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 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’s all done and ready to make some sparkling ice & Water so you can relax and enjoy your favorite cold beverage.

You save approximately $120.00 by doing this repair yourself.

The WPW10498990 Water Valve Is Found For The Following Models.


Whirlpool Brand

Whirlpool Brand

Additional information

Weight0.75 lbs

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