This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the upper drawer gear on an LG refrigerator. The most common reasons for replacing the drawer gear are if the freezer drawer won’t pull out or if the drawer wheel is broken.
All of the information for this upper drawer gear replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
To replace an upper drawer gear in your freezer, pull out both freezer drawers and lift out the ice bucket.
Now depress the tabs on the drawer supports lift the upper drawer off and set it on a sturdy surface.
Use a flathead screwdriver to pry off the gear retainer and pull off the old gear.
Install the new upper drawer gear by sliding it onto the shaft.
Snap the retainer on to secure.
Align the upper drawer on the supports and snap it into position.
Replace the ice bucket and confirm that the drawer moves freely.