Jump to content
Click here to check out our on-demand appliance repair training webinars.

FAQs | Repair Videos | Academy | Newsletter | Contact

Manually Jumpering The Optics Board In A Whirlpool IDI System

Samurai Appliance Repair Man

And here's another technique:


The following procedure may be helpful when trying to manually start an IDI ice

maker. The procedure will override the 50 minute ice maker time-out.

1. Jump test points “T” to “H”.

2. Make sure the ice bin is on the door, the IDI slide is “on,” and both doors are


3. Unplug the unit, or turn off the power for 10 seconds, and then reapply power.

4. After 10 seconds, open and close the freezer door.

5. After 15 seconds, open the freezer door. The ice maker should be running.

6. Remove the jumper from test points “T” to “H”.

  • Like 1

From the album:

Icemaker Repair

· 28 images
  • 28 images
  • 2 image comments

Recommended Comments

There are no comments to display.

  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.