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  1. Hi I'm hoping someone can help. I have a 20 year old sub zero side by side. Recently the ice maker starting frosting over. Historically this ice maker has been finicky, if the door is held open searching for that last ice pop, a little melting causes clogs. However, mortally stays clean. Lately it has been frosting over very fast- I clean it all out, including the slide and flapper, dry it, then within 24 hours it is completely frosted over. I have never seen this before. I repeated the clean/replace process several times so it's not a fluke. any thoughts? Otherwise things are good- frozen food, cold settings are normal, no problems. I believe its a model 690...
  2. Hi. First time I've been to this site in a few years and things have changed. I know I have asked this "hollow ice" question in the past, but I can't pull up my oldest posts. I would have posted in the Kitchen Appliance section, but that is now a technician only forum. Maybe my old posts are still buried in there? In any case... I have an Amana bottom freezer that has served us relatively well for about 20 years now. The ice maker has been replaced a few times. A fan a time or two, and some other things too. It has been producing hollow ice for a couple/few months now. A couple days ago I replaced the ice maker unit. When I was replacing it I noticed the fill tube had a partial plug of ice. It worked fine for the first few ice loads and I'm again back to hollow ice. Squeezing the fill tube indicates it once again has a partial ice plug. I think when this happened the last time I had to replace the part that controls the water flow into the ice maker. I'm here because I don't recall what part I replaced, and I'm also not 100% sure this is the problem. This site has been an amazing resource over the years. Cheers, Gary
  3. After repairing a frozen drain plug in the freezer of my Whirlpool Model ET1CHKXKB01, my ice maker 106-626636 will no longer fill with water UNLESS I by-pass by tripping holes V and L. Water will then come into the unit. So I have to assume this alleviates the potential that the insert value is frozen. I have checked the wiring harness and the ice maker is plugged in correctly as it rotates on it's own. I can also get it to work using by pass method on T & H. Question: If the water solenoid value is bad, would I be able to by-pass it using the V and L holes on the ice maker? Or since I do have water coming into the unit when I by-pass does it mean its not a bad water value and is something else? I'm fairly new at DIY projects and was so pleased when I was able to fix my frozen drain plus issue but now without an ice maker, well I'll just say it's not quote as gratifying. Thanks to anyone who can help.
  4. Kenmore Refrigerator Model#253.44503602 Ice Maker Module Cover Part #: 241559206 SEARS STATES THIS PRODUCT IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE, ALL THE OTHER PARTS FOR THE ICE MAKER ARE. MINE IS SO BRITTLE, IT'S FALLING APART. I'M GLUING IT BACK TOGETHER NOW, BUT IT'S LOOKING BAD. DO YOU HAVE ONE OR KNOW WHERE I CAN GET ONE. THANK YOU, STEVE ITEM #4 ON DIAGRAM https://www.searspartsdirect.com/model-number/25344503602/0583/0165000.html?searchType=modelSearch&q=253.44503602&searchTerm=253.44503602
  5. I have a 106 Kenmore coldspot frigde and my ice maker seems to be working fine except in that at the end of the cycle it has a problem with dispensing ice like the heating element did not work. I check contact in the back of the module and all looks fine in very good condition. I check the voltage of what seems to be responsible for that function mold heater and it showed sth close to 70ohms which I think is correct. Ice maker is in good condition but Ice get stuck, what could be the problem? How can I verify what is my problem?
  6. We purchased a Whirlpool WRF736SDAM unit back in late 2014. At around 18 months (6 months out of warranty,) the ice maker started acting up. All of the symptoms are the same, it is just longer periods of time between when the system will make some ice. Every week or two, the ice maker will make 3 to 5 trays (cycles) of ice. One it gets to a certain point (there has been no rhyme or reason as to how much it will produce each time,) the unit will stop making ice, and what is in the bin will start to melt. Then a few a week or two later, it will make a few trays of ice again. I ran the diagnostic tests with the following results: 15 - Ice Level Sensor = 02 - Bin Not Full 36 - Ice Box Fan = On & Off working Correctly, and air flow verified. 56 - Ice Maker Error Codes = E2 - Motor lost position 57 - Ice Maker Harvest 20 - Motor Running CW until it finds Home Position; In-Progress 02 - Heater and Motor Off; Harvesting Not complete, Doors must be open Doors are all closed (with apparently good seals) and you can hear some type of small motor running. 58 - Ice Maker Heat Activation & Thermistor = 10 - IM Heater On; Temp Warmer Than Harvest Temp 59 - Ice Maker Motor 10 - Motor Running CW until it finds Home Position; In-Progress 02 - Heater and Motor Off; Harvesting Not complete, Doors must be open Does this sound like a particular part (or combination of a few specific ones?) I wanted to get expert opinions before purchasing items one at a time until I find the right ones needed... At first I was thinking the motor, but I am still not convinced... Thank you for your time ! ! !
  7. I'm having trouble with my Icemaker it seem to fuction fine with the exception of it doesn't drop ice from the door. It make plenty of ice, the motor is running when you hold the glass under the door. but it doesn't drop ice. The control panel works fine selecting cubed or crushed or water the control panel works fine. I just don't known why it doesn't drop ice it sounds like it's trying to and you can hear this whining noise of the motor going round and round but no ice and the bucket if full.
  8. Samsung French Door Refrigerators Service Bulletin - Frost on Ice Maker View File Models: RF23HCEDB, RF23HCEDT, RF23HSESB, RF23HTEDB, RF23J9011, RF24FSEDB, RF25HMEDB, RF263BEAE, RF263TEAE, RF26J7500, RF28HDEDB, RF28HDEDT, RF28HFEDB, RF28HFEDT, RF28HFPDB, RF28JBEDB, RF30HDEDT, RF31FMEDB, RF31FMESB, RF323TEDB, RF32FMQDB, RF34H9950, RF34H9960, ALL COLORS SUBJECT: Frost build-up on the underside of Ice maker, noise from ice room Customer Complaint: Ice crystals and water droplets form at the bottom of the ice maker. Noise issues, slushy ice, frozen ice rooms, etc. PUB ASC20151125001 Submitter Samurai Appliance Repair Man Submitted 07/19/2016 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper  
  9. The last week or so we have noticed water is leaking from our ice maker somewhere causing the ice in the center of the bin to become a solid chunk & immobilizing the spiral drive thing that pushes the ice forward. I tried to pull the bin forward/out to investigate, but it is stuck. I can lift the front of the bin, and wiggle it (violently), but it wont come out so I can see where the water is coming from. I even tried a hair dryer, and shouting like a lunatic "GIMME the damn ICE you STUPID ____.!" Of course that didn't help. Can someone Pretty Please tell me the secret knock, code word, or what on earth is keeping the bin stuck!? Of course then I still need to find the source of the drip, but I'd feel more confident with at least this much of the battle won. Thanks in advance.
  10. Whirlpool Modular Ice Maker Service Sheet View File PUB 628370 Rev B Submitter Samurai Appliance Repair Man Submitted 10/15/2016 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper  
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  12. As the title says, my appliance is a Frigidiare Gallery french door refrigerator, model FGHB2735NE3. I came home from work (I travel) to find I couldn't get any ice out, and a small leak was coming from behind the front panel on the door. The leak was due to too much ice accumulating, resting in the chute, and melting. I first began by pulling all the ice maker components out and thawing them, as well as the coil on the back wall of the fridge. I thawed the drain port for good measure as well, though buildup was minimal. After that, I pulled the front assembly from the door to clean it as well, since I had the panel off for the leak. I put everything back together (it only goes one way, after all) and now I have this buzzing noise when I try to use the ice dispenser. Water works fine, I can rotate the auger by hand, and have even tried to run the ice maker by holding the door switch and pushing the lever on the door. There's clearly power going to the dispenser, since I'm getting a noise, from what I read. At this point, I think it may be the auger motor, but I cannot figure out what would have caused it to quit working (I didn't bridge any circuitry or anything of that nature). Please note that prior to the dismantling of the system, everything did work as needed, there was just so much buildup it would hardly push the ice out because it was basically one giant piece. I've included a link to show the water working, and so that the buzzing can be heard. Video with ice maker buzz.
  13. GE New Electromechnical Ice Maker Service Update WR30X10093 View File Electromechanical Ice maker part number WR30X10093 No PUB Number Submitter Samurai Appliance Repair Man Submitted 08/19/2016 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper  
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  15. Hello My ice maker quit working a few days ago and I have been searching the internet to find a solution. After several tries, I found your video on inserting a jumper wire into the ice maker to see if it works, and it did! Now, I am not sure what to do next. I should say that there were frozen cubes in the tray when I inserted the jumper, so I am getting water to the tray, so that is good. I just don't know why the maker would not eject the cubes. I am guessing I cannot leave the jumper wire in the side of the unit, but I am stumped as to what to do next. The number on the ice maker is w10272870. Thanks for your help so far, I love the video!
  16. Kitchen aid KSRG25 Stainless Side by Side Ice Maker will not make ice. I have read lots of stuff online and when I open the door the LED light blinks twice and stops. If I close the flap on the opposite side of the LED light it still blinks and does not stay lit, nor does it go off. Any further help trying to figure out what's going on would be appreciated.
  17. My 5-yr old Samsung French Door/Bottom Freezer model: RF217ACWP has started to slow its ice production. The ice maker was already replaced once a year ago by a Sears tech due to some broken part I can't remember which part. Recently the outdoor temps have been warm for southern New England above 93-degrees for the last week or so and humidity has been in the oppressive range (mid to upper 60s) as well. Not sure if this has any affect at all on this issue. At any rate, my wife and I are using more ice lately and it doesn't seem to be able to keep up. Is there a filter that needs to be checked or changed? I am not aware of one. I also do not use an external filter. If there is an internal filter, where is it located? If I need to replace the ice maker, does anyone know if there is an available unit that makes something other than half-moon shaped ice cubes? What about a test button? Where is it located? I've read something about not pressing it more than once every 24 hours. Again, it is still making ice. It just appears to be producing less than normal. It could be my imagination as well. We may just be using more than normal. I appreciate any thoughts on this.
  18. Hello, We purchased Samsung rfg238aars refrigerator in Oct 2012. The upper ice maker quit working. It is fusing one set of ice cube with the next. This won’t allow either set to move and drop into the ice tray. We tried the reset button without success. Please see Picture We replaced the ice maker assembly. The new ice maker did exactly the same thing. We replaced the water inlet value thinking it was letting to much water into the ice maker. We replaced the water filter. Neither works The bottom ice maker and the water dispenser both are working I notice a couple of other posting about similar issues on different models, but no solutions I am at a lost and open to suggestions. Thank you, Adam
  19. Samsung FDBM Refrigerator Ice Maker Bulletin View File Customer Complaint: One or more of the following symptoms 1. Ice crystals and water droplets form at the bottom of the ice maker. Slushy Ice 2. Water under the crispers or running down the left side wall due to a gap in the ice room. 3. Fan noise that stops when FF door is opened due to ice in ice room fan duct. 4. The ice bucket is stuck and will not come out (possible clogged drain) Models: RF23HCEDB, RF23HCEDT, RF23HSESB, RF23HTEDB, RF23J9011, RF24FSEDB, RF25HMEDB, RF263BEAE, RF263TEAE, RF26J7500, RF28HDEDB, RF28HDEDT, RF28HFEDB, RF28HFEDT, RF28HFPDB, RF30HDEDT, RF31FMEDB, RF31FMESB, RF323TEDB, RF32FMQDB, RF34H9950, RF34H9960, ALL COLORS PUB ASC20150717001 Date: 07/17/2015 Submitter Samurai Appliance Repair Man Submitted 07/30/2016 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper  
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    Customer Complaint: One or more of the following symptoms 1. Ice crystals and water droplets form at the bottom of the ice maker. Slushy Ice 2. Water under the crispers or running down the left side wall due to a gap in the ice room. 3. Fan noise that stops when FF door is opened due to ice in ice room fan duct. 4. The ice bucket is stuck and will not come out (possible clogged drain) Models: RF23HCEDB, RF23HCEDT, RF23HSESB, RF23HTEDB, RF23J9011, RF24FSEDB, RF25HMEDB, RF263BEAE, RF263TEAE, RF26J7500, RF28HDEDB, RF28HDEDT, RF28HFEDB, RF28HFEDT, RF28HFPDB, RF30HDEDT, RF31FMEDB, RF31FMESB, RF323TEDB, RF32FMQDB, RF34H9950, RF34H9960, ALL COLORS PUB ASC20150717001 Date: 07/17/2015
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    Models: RF23HCEDB, RF23HCEDT, RF23HSESB, RF23HTEDB, RF23J9011, RF24FSEDB, RF25HMEDB, RF263BEAE, RF263TEAE, RF26J7500, RF28HDEDB, RF28HDEDT, RF28HFEDB, RF28HFEDT, RF28HFPDB, RF28JBEDB, RF30HDEDT, RF31FMEDB, RF31FMESB, RF323TEDB, RF32FMQDB, RF34H9950, RF34H9960, ALL COLORS SUBJECT: Frost build-up on the underside of Ice maker, noise from ice room Customer Complaint: Ice crystals and water droplets form at the bottom of the ice maker. Noise issues, slushy ice, frozen ice rooms, etc. PUB ASC20151125001
  23. Whirlpool FDBM Refrigerator Service Pointer - Ice Maker Double Fill Issue View File KitchenAid, Maytag and Whirlpool 36" Wide French Door Bottom Mount Refrigerators Water and/or Ice around the Ice Cube Door, the Ice Bin and RC Door Bins Technical Service Pointer #: W10545062 Supersedes Pointer # W10545061C /Issue #1, Release Date: March, 2014 Submitter Samurai Appliance Repair Man Submitted 06/05/2016 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper  
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    KitchenAid, Maytag and Whirlpool 36" Wide French Door Bottom Mount Refrigerators Water and/or Ice around the Ice Cube Door, the Ice Bin and RC Door Bins Technical Service Pointer #: W10545062 Supersedes Pointer # W10545061C /Issue #1, Release Date: March, 2014
  25. Samsung Refrigerator Ice Maker Troubleshooting Guide View File Samsung tech support article from Samsung Service News on stopping ice maker REDOs. Submitter Samurai Appliance Repair Man Submitted 05/14/2016 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper