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U-line model ulr-60b


started making loud noises.

a grinding noise along with a periodic high pitched whining noise. it still make ice, but the noises are very irratating.

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Hi,

periodical clean can smooth the operation of your ice maker.

at this link you can have the ice maker cleaning guidelines:

http://lib.store.yahoo.net/lib/usappliance/echelon-icemaker-manual.pdf

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

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