Part Location Diagram of WR17X3489 GE Freezer Light Shield
See part 258 in the diagram
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Freezer Light Shield

$39.73
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PartSelect Number PS293386
Manufacturer Part Number WR17X3489
Manufactured by GE
Troubleshooting
This part works with the following products:
Refrigerator.
This part works with the following products:
General Electric, Kenmore, Hotpoint.
Part# WR17X3489 replaces these:
AP2065702, 294733
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The refrigerator door side of the side-by-side refrigerator/freezer, bottom cams that auto close the door were broken.
First, I removed all items on the door shelves and the shelves themselves to reduce the weight of the door. Second, I removed the cover on the top hinge assembly and removed the two screws that secured that hinge. Third I lifted the door from the bottom hinge assembly and placed the door horizontal on the kitchen table to all easier access to the bottom of the door. I then removed two screws holding the door closing cam and shim and replaced them with the new parts. Next was to removed the old hinge assembly on the refrigerator itself and replace it with a new hinge assembly. All down hill from this point. Time to reinstall the door, aligning the bottom of the door cam over the hinge assembly and setting the door down on it making sure the door sets on the hinge assembly cams. To the top of the refrigerator. reinstalled the top door hinge assembly and cover, job complete. Total time from start to finish including cleaning the inside of the door and shelves about 30 minutes.

As for the replacing of the light lens in the freezer section. This was almost to easy. I removed the ice drawer from the freezer which exposed the one phillips screw that holds the lens in place. Removed the screw and what was left of the old lens, inserted the new lens from the underneath the ice drawer compartment and screw, replaced the ice drawer and, the task was complete. Total time about 5 minutes.
Other Parts Used:
Hinge Cam Riser Door Hinge Shim Bottom Hinge Assembly
  • Larry from Clinton, SC
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers, Socket set
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Broke the condensor fan blade and replaced it.
Unplug the refrigerator. Move things to gain access to the bottom back of the refrigerator. Take care in movement of refrigerator not to kink or loosen the ice maker water supply line. Use nut driver (best), screw driver, or socket to take off 6 screws holding the cardboard cover (air access for the fan). Remove the old fan blade with fingers and light pressure with a screw driver, it will snap right off. The new blade comes with a ringed compression fitting so you need not buy the new one that is shown on the schematic diagram. Push the new blade on the fan shaft far enough to allow the shaft to protrude from the front side of the new blade-that is what holds it in place and you should feel a little snap when it is inserted far enough. Caution: Do not vacuum around the blade or try to reinstall the cardboard cover while the fan is running. I broke two of them while doing just that, they are very brittle. Recover with cardboard and you're done!
Other Parts Used:
Condenser Fan Blade
  • Wes from Blue Springs, MO
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
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This replacement of the light shield was fast and easy. I wish they all good go this smooth.
I repaired as follows. 1) Open freezer door. 2)Removed ice maker bin. 3) removed screw with broken tab on it. 4) install new shield slide to side.
5) Reinstall screw. 6) Grab TAB (tasty adult beverage) and enjoy on back deck while talking about how good you are at repairing stuff.... HA!
Other Parts Used:
  • Stephen from Northglenn, CO
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
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light shield cracked off/water filter over 6months old
The light shield was easy, except there were no instructions. so It took a minute to realize that you have to remove the ice maker to unscrew the portion that slides up to fit in its place. then it was quite simple.

The water filter however was a bit more challenging. We had to take off both ends of the filter to be able to attach to the water line we have set up in the basement. My brother is handy, so after a little while he figured out how to install the filter. now it is on fine and the water taste better.
Other Parts Used:
Inline Water Filter
  • Paula from Jersey City, NJ
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
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Broken light shield in freezer
SUPER easy repair, taking about 5 minutes. After taking out the ice bin, I removed one small phillip's head screw, put the light shield in place, and tightened the screw.
Other Parts Used:
  • Cathy from San Antonio, TX
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
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Broken Light Shield
Removed the Ice Maker container. Removed the one screw that held the remnant of the old light shield. Placed the new light shield in place and installed the screw. 5 Minutes from start to finish.
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  • Jeffrey from Cumming, GA
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
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The freezer light shield was broken.
I removed the ice maker,removed the broken piece of the old light shield,screwed the new light shield in place,and replaced the ice maker.It took all of 5 minutes.
Other Parts Used:
  • Fred from Union, NJ
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
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Light Shield Broke Off
The light shield is only held in with a single screw, so it was the simplest install ever - unscrew the old light shield (in my case, the remaining piece of the light shield), put the new shield in place, and screw it down. Doesn't get any easier than that.
Other Parts Used:
  • Travis from Hillsboro, OR
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
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LIGHT SHEILD BROKE.
SNAPPED THE NEW SHIELD IN PLACE. DONE!
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  • PAUL from ALBUQUERQUE, NM
  • Difficulty Level:
    Very Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
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Could not install ice bucket shelfs becase back attachment is riveted not screwed.
Light shield easily installed with one screw. Can not istall the 2 ice bucket trays because the back attachment on each is a rivet.
Other Parts Used:
Ice Bucket Support - Right Side Ice Bucket Support - Left Side
  • Robert from Oro Valley, AZ
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
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Bob
November 26, 2017
How do i remove the light shield?
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Hi Bob, Thank you for your question. You would have to remove your ice bin to reveal your light shield. Then you will be able to unscrew it, shift it to the left and remove it. Good luck with your repair.

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