Fridge Light Not Working? Three Terminal Switch Test, Repair

Fridge light is out? Refrigerator water dispenser not working? Ice maker won’t dispense ice? This video demonstrates how to test a three terminal switch on a refrigerator. The dispenser switch is a commonly replaced part when the refrigerator light is not working.

Other more commonly replaced parts for a refrigerator that won’t dispense water are:

Water inlet valve
Dispenser control board
Water filter

All of the information provided in this part testing video is applicable to the following brands:
Amana, Frigidaire, GE, Kenmore, KitchenAid, LG, Maytag, Samsung, Whirlpool
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Refrigerator Disassembly :

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For additional repair advice and help finding your model number visit the repair help section of our website: Refrigerator repair help