Whirlpool Water Fill Sensor

Whirlpool W10548509 Water Sensor
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Price: $46.95
Product ID : WPW10548509
Manufacturer: Whirlpool Brand

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Description

Whirlpool WPW10548509 Ice Machine Water Sensor AP5669052
Replaces Part Numbers: W10548509, AP6022829, PS11756166, AH11756166, EAP11756166, 2313643, 2685046, AP5669052, EAP6447935, PS6447935.

Installing the Whirlpool WPW10548509 Water Temp Sensor:

  • First disconnect the power to the unit.
  • Unscrew the drain cap from the bottom of the reservoir and let the water drain out.
  • Put a cloth to cover the drain hole in the ice storage bin.
  • Remove the screw from the recirculation pump shield & pull out the recirculation pump shield and set it aside.
  • The drain pump is attached to the bottom of the reservoir.
  • Disconnect the drain pump wire harness from the connection plug above the recirculation pump.
  • Remove the 2 thumbscrews from the reservoir and pull the reservoir (with the drain pump attached) out of the ice maker.
  • Remove the recirculation pump outlet tube.
  • Remove the screws from the pump mounting bracket and pull the bracket down to access the wire harness connections for the pump.
  • Disconnect the recirculation pump wire harness and the sensor wire harness from the connection plugs.
  • Pull the pump - sensor and bracket out of the ice maker.
  • Pry the water sensor out of the bracket.
  • Snap the new water sensor into the bracket.
  • Position the bracket and recirculation pump in the ice maker and plug in the wire harness connections for the recirculation pump and the sensor.
  • Reinstall the bracket and secure it with the mounting screws.
  • Reconnect the pump outlet tube to the recirculation pump.
  • Reinstall the reservoir and secure it with the 2 thumbscrews.
  • Plug in the wire harness for the drain pump.
  • Position the recirculation pump shield over the pump and reinstall the mounting screws in the shield.
  • Reinstall the drain cap on the bottom of the reservoir.
  • Remove the cloth that was used to cover the drain hole in the ice storage bin.
  • Plug the ice maker back the wall outlet or reset the house circuit breaker to restore power.
  • Now would be the perfect time to run the machine thru a cleaning cycle.
  • Now it’s all done and ready to start producing ice.

You save approximately $150.00 by doing this repair yourself.

The WPW10548509 is found for the following models.