Stuck water Dispenser switch Kenmore Elite Trio #795.75196400
Posted 20 November 2006 - 04:30 AM
My question is can I take the face plate off and access the switch? If so, how? I see two small tab holes under the face plate but I'm afraid I'll break it if I pull on the face plate.
Can anyone help me on this?
Thanks in advance
Posted 20 November 2006 - 07:57 AM
I've been on the run around with Sears for the last 3 hours and not a service appt available until after Friday!
I just need to know if I can take this *&^^* face plate off and see if I can get this button back down?
Posted 20 November 2006 - 11:29 AM
I have the same diagram. Which isn't very helpful. I can see the white #276B Button Lever. But the (I think) #406E Lever dispenser is what is stuck up inside. Won't come down. I believe it's the thing you push the glass rim up on to activate the water on. The water just continues to flow if the refrig door is closed.
I turned the water off, but it continues to hum. ( I'm assuming some kind of switch motor) which I'll probably burn out here soon. Can this face plate be taken off?
Any help would be appreciated
Posted 20 November 2006 - 11:43 AM
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Posted 20 November 2006 - 12:35 PM
I've been waiting all day anyways LOL
Only to find out this model has a recall on it (condenser fan motor) something something!
Thanks everyone so far
Posted 20 November 2006 - 12:43 PM
The part number is 4620ja3026A...forgot the A. What it is, is a plastic stopper which limits the vertical movement of the actuator switch...Ron
Posted 20 November 2006 - 12:48 PM
I tried a search for this part # and got 0 hits. Is this the correct #? And how hard is this to install? Any diagrams around?
Posted 20 November 2006 - 12:57 PM
Posted 20 November 2006 - 01:11 PM
Ok I found the part on Sears website. But what's a service flash and how do I get the one you cited? I tried on Sears but got no where.
Posted 20 November 2006 - 01:28 PM
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Posted 21 November 2006 - 09:54 AM
Thank you Peg for giving me the courage to pry the front plastic face off! I HATE that manufactures are making these kinds of face plates and covers, the tabs snap off, the face plates crack, etc! I have broken so many!
I am still a little confused as far as the "kit" or part # Ron gave me (what is does) and what Peg is saying about the buttons. Please help me understand.
My actual unit (and what the drawing doesn't show) is there is a black button that fits inside #276B Button lever, which when pushed up activates #406E lever, dispenser. Will this new "kit" replace this piece? Or do I have the right part on this unit now? Does the service flash address this problem, how do I access this service flash?
Also, the button seems to still stick (but not get caught up behind the #276B white piece, Should I just replace this? I am also not getting water when it is pushed. Could this be, that I burned out the switch when it was left in the "on" position for so long?
So many questions, I know but you guys are turning me into an appliance repair junky! MORE INPUT, MASTERS (please)
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