OEM Kenmore Refrigerator Refrigerator Door Switch [W11384469] | Ships Today | Fix.com
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Refrigerator Door Switch

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$16.25

Fix Number: FIX12728638

Manufacturer #: W11384469

Manufactured by: Whirlpool

Part description

Door switch turns the light off when you close the door.

Works with the following brands

Kenmore, Amana, Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Admiral, Magic Chef, Roper, Crosley, Jenn-Air, Estate, Inglis, Norge, International, Litton, Hardwick, Hoover, Caloric, Dacor, Gibson, Thermador, General Electric, Sharp, Gaggenau

Works with the following products

Refrigerator, Freezer, Ice Maker

Fixes the following symptoms

Light not working

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Average Repair Rating: 4.7 / 5.0, 13 reviews ?
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Customer:
Marilyn from Dublin, OH
Parts Used:
W11384469
Difficulty Level:
Easy
Total Repair Time:
Less than 15 mins
Tools:
Screw drivers
Light switch no longer worked
Turn off and unplug your refrigerator. I used the screwdriver on the left side of the part (where the plug is) and used the putty knife at the same time on the right side to push the spring lock portion of the part in. The part snapped out. I unplugged the left contact from the plug and put it on the new part, then I unplugged the right contact and put it on the new part. I did this so the wires would not go up into the refrigerator and be hard to find. I put the left side of the new part where the plug and contacts are in first then I snapped the right side in place. I plugged the refrigerator back in and it worked perfectly. Just take your time and gently remove and reconnect the new part. The store where I bought my refrigerator wanted $69.95 for a service call plus an hourly charge and part charge. Count on this site for your parts and do it yourself. I ordered the part on Monday, it was delivered on Tuesday around noon and I made the repair that afternoon.
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Customer:
Brian from SAGINAW, MI
Parts Used:
W11384469
Difficulty Level:
Very Easy
Total Repair Time:
Less than 15 mins
Tools:
Light switch not working
Unplug refrigerator Open door fine light switch use putty knife slide knife under switch and carefully pry switch out. Remove the two wires (look at wire location and replace on new switch) and carefully push back into place and plug refrigerator in. Lights should come on with door open.
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Customer:
Jackie from Nova, OH
Parts Used:
W11384469
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
Less than 15 mins
Tools:
Light would only sometimes come on when door opened. Unit is 18 years old.
Was so easy, can't believe a repair company would charge over $100 to repair. Unplugged refrigerator , used putty knife to loosen one corner than slowly worked rest of switch loose, pulled down, removed & replaced wires one at a time, insuring had on correct prong. Pushed the new switch up in place, plugged unit it & made sure was done. Total time to replace was less than 15 minutes.
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Customer:
Judith from Santa Barbara, CA
Parts Used:
W11384469
Difficulty Level:
Difficult
Total Repair Time:
Less than 15 mins
Tools:
broken light switch
Thanks to youtube! After watching an instructional video, all went well with the use of a simple table knife, I popped out the old switch with a bit of difficulty (there was a retracting flange which held the old switch in place and it resisted at first) and installed the new one sent to me. Easy to connect the double plugs and shove the entire switch back into place. I was very pleased to have saved myself the cost of a service call! And very pleased to handle a repair which I wouldn't have attempted a few years ago.
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Customer:
Barry from Terrebonne, OR
Parts Used:
W11384469
Difficulty Level:
Very Easy
Total Repair Time:
Less than 15 mins
Tools:
Socket set
no light with door open
repair was very easy
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Customer:
Duane from Chino, CA
Parts Used:
W11384469
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
Pliers, Screw drivers
light would not turn off
removed broken switch from housing and inserted new switch
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Customer:
ROBERT from WONDER LAKE, IL
Parts Used:
W11384469
Difficulty Level:
Very Easy
Total Repair Time:
Less than 15 mins
Tools:
Screw drivers
Light would not work. The switch was broken.
Unplug the refrigerator, take a small flat head screwdriver and pry the switch out. Unplug the two wires on the switch. Plug the two wires into the new switch. Push the new switch into the opening until the tabs it's side click, lock into place. Plug in AC. Try the light by opening/closing the door. Simple. Fast service, 2 days!
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Customer:
Robert from BROKEN ARROW, OK
Parts Used:
W11384469
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
Less than 15 mins
Tools:
Screw drivers
Door light switch wore out
The rocker switch wore out and door light quit working. Watched a online video and saw how easy it was to change out. Did unplug ref while doing ti and it took 2 minutes!!
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Customer:
Arlene A from Colorado Springs, CO
Parts Used:
W11384469
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
light would not come on in refrigerator
I had replaced the bulb but that didn't work. I then went online for information - found the part and instructions so it seemed simple. Ordered the switch on Sunday and it was delivered on Wednesday! It was very easy to replace the part, however when finished, discovered that wasn't my problem. I then removed the panel, 5 screws of 3 different types (should have made a chart about which screw went where). All wire connections were solid and the only other thing I could think of going wrong was the actual socket. I thought the contacts might not be working properly. I took a nut pick and pried up the bottom one slightly, replaced the bulb and voila, had light. I suppose over the years it had become too compressed to make contact with the bottom of the bulb. I left the new switch in place and replaced the panel and screws after 3 tries (hence the need for a screw chart). This refrigerator is 31 years old! still looks and runs like new as do the other 4 original appliances. Thanks for the good information re: repair and FAST service! Old Dutch Girl.
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Customer:
ROSA from TITUSVILLE, FL
Parts Used:
W11384469
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
Screw drivers
My light did not come on
Installed a new door switch, change a new light bulb and the light still does not come on. As far as installing the door switch, it was very easy. Need help in seeing what else I can do to get the light to come on.
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Model Cross Reference

This part works with the following models:

Fix Number: FIX12728638
Manufacturer Part Number: W11384469
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