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  1.                   Need help .  Customers complaint was icemaker not making ice.   On this  LG refrigerator has a test button to cycle icemaker to dump the ice and it calls for water .   I checked the temperatures in the freezer compartment when I got there and it was good 5° Fahrenheit.     I press the test button and the old icemaker didn't react ,  so I replaced it . I hit the test button on the new icemaker It twist the tray and the water came in  so I thought I was good to go. Got  a call from the customer 24 hours later icemaker not make a nice.  I came back and found the ice That poured in still in the ice tray .   I took temperatures again in the freezer compartment and it was 0°F .  At the same time I check the icemaker thermistor  And the voltage was approximately 3.3 V and 26.46K ohms.  The service manual has 3 charts for thermistors one is for the freezer and one for the icemaker sensor.   Chart 2 of the icemaker sensor at 0°F has around 3 volts and about 60,000 ohms . Chart one that is referring to the freezer sensor is more like the readings I had 3.3 volts 26.46 k ohms had about 13° negative Fahrenheit. So not sure about the  ice maker thermistor  chart I just replace the control board.   And it still not making ice . Help anybody . 
  2. I have a french door whirlpool refrigerator. Customer stated the water started randomly spraying water out of the dispenser-nobody was near the refrigerator. Now water dispenser doesn't work, ice dispenser doesn't work and ice maker quit. When put in diagnostics none of them worked either. No error codes nothing. Any ideas? I checked the wiring at the hinge cover -all connected and no broken wires. Thanks in advance
  3. Kitchen aid under counter ice maker making very loud clicking noise and main light blinking. It makes ice very well but the noise is driving us crazy. Video to follow.  Please help.  
  4. I have an Amana ABD2233DES refrigerator with a bottom mount freezer. Fridge compartment was warm, compressor was running and the damper was open no air was coming in. Fridge had some ice on the center-rear of its floor (like where the cold air should have been coming up from the freezer compartment. Freezer had a lot of ice frost buildup on coils.  Thanks to the videos I discovered the tech sheet and put it into service test mode. Defrost Thermostat was S" for open. I observed the damper door opening and closing. I put it into forced defrost mode. Compressor shut off and the defroster heating rod came on. There was so much ice I had to go through about 7-8 forced defrosts and I used a heat gun to melt.  I have ordered a new jazz board. My question is: While I am waiting for my board I need to continue to use the fridge and I'd rather not have to throw away any more food!  My plan is just to force defrost at least 1x per day. But then I realized that I have no idea if that will be enough! I guess I never really noticed/paid attention to the defrost cycles before so how do I know if the defrost cycle is continuing to fail to initiate on its own? About how often does a fridge operating properly, defrost? If I find that there is a bunch of frost buildup and/or the fridge isn't keeping cool - can someone point me to the way to do a longer/deeper forced defrost? Is doing manual forced defrosts until my board shows up in a week a wise strategy? thanks all,  Steve
  5. GS5SHAXNL00 Whirlpool Conquest side-by-side, ice make in freezer door. It won't dispense crushed ice, and sometimes won't dispense cubes.   No problem with production.  Chute clear.  Auger motor turns and sounds normal in both directions (it turns one direction for cubes and the other for crushed ice).  Auger itself is free turning in both directions.  When a torque load is applied to the auger, like when chopping the ice, it sounds like the gear is skipping.  And with the rhythm of the skipping sound, the ice removable receptacle/dispensing and chopping unit vibrates.  I have examined the point where the 3-toothed flat gear on the bottom of the receptacle joins with the gear on the auger motor, and it appears normal - no apparent wear, no obstruction.  The screws holding all apparently relevant parts are tight.  There is nothing causing the receptacle to not seat completely.  To me all symptoms point to the auger motor gear not completely engaging with the auger gear. Any help?? Thank you
  6. Kitchenaid KUIA15PLLS11 Ice Machine Wiring Sheet View File PUB 2324311 Submitter Samurai Appliance Repair Man Submitted 01/09/2016 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper
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  8. My 3 year old Samsung RF4287HARS has been working flawlessly until recently, when the ice maker began producing small ice cubes.  I've checked all the logical solutions . . . water pressure is fine, water line is good, replaced the filter, reset the ice maker.  None seem to make an impact.  My next step is to adjust the water fill level to the ice tray but I can't find the right button combination on the display panel.  I've spent hours searching for this and no luck.  I found some instructions in another post for a different Samsung model but it does not work on mine.  Any guidance?  Very appreciative of any help.
  9. I have the exact same ice maker as you video ( ). My maker just suddenly stopped making ice. The optics check out OK per your video description, two blinking lights when sensor blocked and steady light when sensor not blocked. When I did the jumper motor test, the motor started and initiated the harvest cycle. It expelled the old ice left in the tray and then it even filled the tray again with water. I thought that perhaps having done this the unit was reset so I emptied the water from the tray so I could reassemble the unit back in the freezer and waited for it to make ice but nothing after at least 48 hours. Any other suggestions would be very much appreciated.
  10. Have been battling ice on the sidewall of the refrigerator section for a few months.  Checked all the pans, cleaned traps, checked with water, cleaned jelly roll condenser, all the fans I can see in the refrigerator section work at times.  What is an ice ball kit and will it help with this problem?  Thanks.  BTW, this has been a troublesome appliance since the start.  
  11. Our Frigidaire FGUI1849LP1 stopped making ice.  There was a leak around the water inlet valve, so I replaced the valve for good measure.  I measured the Ohms on the new and old valve, and they were identical.  I have 40 PSI going into the valve, the flow is good.  Still no ice.  Now II want to diagnose the motor, and the videos I found talk about jump starting the motor.  There are three unmarked holes on the face of the motor.  And unlike the models in the videos, the face plate is metal, so will I blow the ice maker to kingdom come if I try to jump it?      Please advise on diagnosing the problem and thank you for your time!    
  12. Hi all, I find myself once again with water dispenser failure. I previously beat a frozen water line into submission with your kind assistance. (Read the riveting story here http://appliantology.org/topic/47223-ge-g2ixefmwb01-door-water-dispenser-stopped-working/?fromsearch=1) This time seems to be a valve issue, however. Here's why I think so, and what I've done so far: Firstly, both the water and the ice maker have stopped producing, whereas before I only lost water. Also, I have pulled the water line loose directly from the outgoing side of the valve in back of the fridge (near the coils and canister), and cannot get water flow from there when depressing the switch for the dispenser. Other info: I knew trouble was a-brewin a few months ago, when I started hearing a sputtering / chattering racket when the valve would kick open for the ice maker. At the time, I had just installed one of those "bargain" AquaFresh brand filters, so I chalked it up to that, or a bit of air in the line. I've since gone back to the the GE brand, but obviously this was not the cure. The issue persists either with the filter or the bypass plug installed. So, down to the actual questions: 1. Did the off-brand filter possibly cause this failure, or is it just coincidence? 2. Should I go ahead and replace the valve, or is there something else I should check first?
  13. Is there an update heater for the drain at the back of the fridge? The drain hose freezes and the defrost water refreezes behind the vegetable drawers until they don't close. I have a copper wire threaded part way down the drain hose and that lengthens the time it takes to get badly iced.
  14. It's taking forever for it to get cold!   My last freezer had a similar issue and it was due to lack of Freon (or refrigerant). Many speculated that it was due to an internal leak.    I couldn't risk all of my food going bad to a possible future and sudden breakdown, so I needed to return it ASAP.   After persistently contacting the store that sells these used freezers over the course of days, they finally replace it today.   And instead of this freezer using Freon gas, it uses something called R134A. This upright freezer can store up to 5.3 Oz. (149 Grams) of it.       My main concern now is that it has been 3 hours since it was delivered and it's not freezing cold yet!!    I plugged it in and it's not cold or freezing temperature!! The store staff said to wait for at least an hour after plugging it in for better results, but I don't see any better results!!   I really, really hope there isn't a leak in this one too! It seems like it may be low on refrigerant, such is a bad sign...     Here are some pictures of this product: https://tinyurl.com/h3onvap   Here is the video to hear want the freezer sounds like: https://tinyurl.com/glfoctg  
  15. KUIC18NNTS0 Kitchen Aid Ice Machine, shuts off randomly   We have 2 of these ice machines doing the same thing.    They will run normal for a few days then it will harvest and will not start the next cycle.  It will sit there and do nothing. Some times when it stops the transformer hums, some times it is completely silent.  Both thermisters and the board have been replaced.   When I checked the thermisters they are both with in tolerance about 10K ohm at room temp.    Has anyone seen this before?
  16. Made a call today for a frozen freezer warm refrigerator.  Parts house did not have bimetal, control board or thermistor in stock, have to make a order from ware house 2 days away.  Client is a friend who makes killer tamales. (Yea I work for food).  Cant put into defrost with normal WP key dances.   Evaporator solid block of ice.  Compressor just pumping away.  Temp -14.   Defrost with steamer to get access to limit.    Limit looks OK  will  meter it when I put into diagnostic defrost cycle.Freezer Thermistor is in channel running to light receptacle at front of freezer. As I work at melting ice I notice that refrigerator door switch controls Evap fan.   nothing else unb usual.    Have way thru job I push & hold on off button on user interface control board.   Lights on interface power off as well as Evap & condenser fans.  Compressor keeps on pumping.    Hit the evap coils with stem which melts frost & it frosts right back up.   Thinking control board got to be a little bonkers.   Pull up a service sheet for a 106.74202402 here on Apliantology,  close enough I guess.  Entry into diagnostic mode is different than I have done before.  Tomorrow I will try to put it into defrost to see if it will go before ordering a new board.   This unit is 10 years old, something I have not seen.  Even the IM is different, has a squirrel cage fan mounted to the module head.     All positive comments welcomed  I am leaning toward new board.
  17.  Hi all, this macine is making ice just fine, but when it slides down to the cutting grid it just sits there until it melts. The grid looks good visually - no wires broken, and it has continuity from one end to the other. he plug looks fine, the wires leading to the grid look good too. I don't see a burned spot on the board but I'm still suspecting that's the problem.  I have no idea how to put it into defrost or what the grid voltage should be when it is in defrost either. Do these boards cause a lot of problems or am I looking in the wrong direction? Thanks
  18. OK Mom's relatively new (3 yrs old?) Whirlpool Ice maker has decided not to make ice anymore. Did a Site and Google search of the part number on the Forum and came up with nothing...   Read that some Whirlpool ice makers are known to freeze the water line - so I had her turn off the cooling for about 6 hours, then back on  - no love, still no ice.   This is NOT the new-style Whirlpool ice maker that the Head Samurai loves so much - it doesn't have a switch or LCD on it. It lives up in the upper left of the fridge compartment inside a giant slide-out ice bin. Dispenses ice thru the door. This is a freezer drawer on bottom, French doors on Top Fridge model.   Momma needs her ice maker fixed!   THANKS    
  19. I have a GE Model GSF25KGWA side-by-side refrigerator with a CAN17 (WR30X10044) ice maker.  The ice maker fails to dump ice once it is made.  I have run the manual diagnostic and it will run through its cycle dumping the ice and then refilling the reservoir and freezing, but it will not repeat the cycle on its own after that.  Is this an issue with the ice maker itself or with the motherboard?  I would like to have some idea which is the culprit before I go out and buy a replacement.
  20. I have not seen this model / style dispenser before and can not figure out how to remove / access the actuator paddle? The paddle is sticking on. You can pull out to shut it off. Any help is appreciated. Thank you.
  21. Hello everyone,  When I power my Icematic N21s, the timer goes to "Clean", instead of "On", and it has cold water only, but no ice is produced.  Would anyone have an idea what is happening? Thanks in advance
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    has anyone run into one of these ice machines freezing the water line between the inlet valve and the reservoir ? takes a couple of days to do it . I'm guessing the line must be to close to the suction line somewhere???  have never run into one doing this before :/  thanks for any ideas !!
  23. hey guys,  i have this ss fridge thats not making ice. the tail is not hanging down like i think it should be , but when you reset it, it will fill with water but not harvest any ice. i threw a new ice maker in it and no change. i have downloaded the service manuel but no clear cut testing did i see. anyone have any ideas?
  24. File Name: Samsung FDBM Icemaker compartment drain freezing File Submitter: TheApplianceTechnician File Submitted: 05 Sep 2015 File Category: Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper Ice room or ice maker frozen or leaking, fan noise from ice room   RF23HCEDB, RF23HCEDT, RF23HSESB, RF23HTEDB, RF23J9011, RF24FSEDB, RF25HMEDB, RF263BEAE, RF263TEAE, RF26J7500, RF28HDEDB, RF28HDEDT, RF28HFEDB, RF28HFEDT, RF28HFPDB, RF30HDEDT, RF31FMEDB, RF31FMESB, RF323TEDB, RF32FMQDB, RF34H9950, RF34H9960,   Bulletin Number ASC20150717001 Click here to download this file
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    Ice room or ice maker frozen or leaking, fan noise from ice room   RF23HCEDB, RF23HCEDT, RF23HSESB, RF23HTEDB, RF23J9011, RF24FSEDB, RF25HMEDB, RF263BEAE, RF263TEAE, RF26J7500, RF28HDEDB, RF28HDEDT, RF28HFEDB, RF28HFEDT, RF28HFPDB, RF30HDEDT, RF31FMEDB, RF31FMESB, RF323TEDB, RF32FMQDB, RF34H9950, RF34H9960,   Bulletin Number ASC20150717001