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Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve

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$85.84
Fix Number: FIX7784018
Manufacturer #: 242252702
Manufactured by: Frigidaire

Product Description

This is a refrigerator water inlet valve and mounting bracket. It is responsible for releasing water from the supply line when triggered, which makes its way through to the water dispenser and/or icemaker in your refrigerator. It is located behind the refrigerator, connected to the water supply. This part is prone to material fatigue from normal use. A defective water valve could cause a lack of ice production, and your water dispenser to stop working properly. If the solenoids no longer have continuity or the valve is plugged, it will need to be replaced. For this repair, you will need to pull the refrigerator out from the wall and disconnect the water and power connection. Please note that this part may look different than the original but is a manufacturer-approved replacement.

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Replacing your Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve

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Average Repair Rating: 4.0 / 5.0, 31 reviews.
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  • Customer:
    roger from hubbard, IA
  • Parts Used:
    242252702
  • Difficulty Level:
    A Bit Difficult
  • Total Repair Time:
    1- 2 hours
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
Valve wouldn't fill the ice maker
Old valve used compression fittings on the plastic lines. The new valve uses the push oring fittings which required cutting off the end of each line. The line to the ice maker was quite short to start with and after cutting the end off it was to short which required splicing in a short piece of line. After installation it works fine
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  • Customer:
    Donna from Sweet Water, AL
  • Parts Used:
    241798231, 242252702
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Wrench (Adjustable)
No water to Ice Maker
I turned the water and power off first.I removed the two screws holding the water valve in place.Unpluged the power connections and water lines from the old water valve.Pluged the water lines and power connectors into new water valve and reinstalled the new water valve.Everything is color coded.My old valve had stop up with sediment.Very easy to replace.Be sure to turn off water and power before starting repair.This site was outstanding.
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  • Customer:
    Amable from Ridgewood, NY
  • Parts Used:
    241798231, 242252702
  • Difficulty Level:
    Very Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    1- 2 hours
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
water flow was slow,ice maker wasn't making ice.
When the ice maker wasn't making any ice, I said this refrigerator is not that all for this to happened, give credit where is due, I turned to Youtube and research on how to repair the system, the technicians explained how to repair very simple,gave me the information on how to order the parts, ordered the parts and save myself a few hundreds dollars. My refrigerator is working as good as new for another few years. Customer service was very helpful, they ask me for the model # explain what I need it and in two days I received the parts. Thank You very much and Happy Holidays.
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  • Customer:
    John from Lakeland, FL
  • Parts Used:
    242252702
  • Difficulty Level:
    Very Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Wrench (Adjustable)
no water to despenser and no ice
Just replaced the old part, with the new one. Very easy!
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  • Customer:
    LEONEL from PEMBROKE PINES, FL
  • Parts Used:
    242252702
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver
Defective inlet valve on my refrigerator
Followed instructions depicted in your website video
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  • Customer:
    James from Bucyrus, OH
  • Parts Used:
    242252702
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver
No Water to ice maker
As described on the instruction sheet
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  • Customer:
    Denny from El Segundo, CA
  • Parts Used:
    242252702
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Wrench (Adjustable)
No Ice being made, no water from water dispenser
I followed instructions from repair video. Watched it 3 time and had it handy during install if I need to refer to it. A little more water than I expected came from tubing, but not too much. One hand towel was sufficient. Make sure to clean up water on electrical connectors before reattaching and plugging in refrigerator. Everything went exactly as the video described. No surprises. As I replaced filter at same time I let water flow from dispenser (5-6 12oz glasses) until it was clear. Ice maker went into production immediately, too, and I had plenty in just a few hours. Thanks
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  • Customer:
    lorenzo from SOCORRO, TX
  • Parts Used:
    242252702
  • Difficulty Level:
    Very Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
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winter frost our valve and broke in pieces
I watch your instructions, and it was very easy. identify the colors in the lines, just like one two three, done
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  • Customer:
    Paul from Elmira, NY
  • Parts Used:
    242252702
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
    Socket set
Ice and water valve was leaking
googled part, found the part on your site great price and simple to replace.
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  • Customer:
    Chris from Hampton, VA
  • Parts Used:
    242252702
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver
Wouldn't make ice.
Remove old valve. Had to cut off old screw on fittings. Push lines into new valve set. Connect connectors. Cleaned out dust from rear of unit. Purged air from lines.
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Model Compatibility
This part works with the following models:
Fix Number: FIX7784018
Manufacturer Part Number: 242252702
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