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Ice maker freezes Whirlpool gold

Our ice maker is constantly thawing (dripping) we cant dispense ice cause it's one clump. We will have a puddle of water on the floor over time. We have the in door ice all lights work and water function and the ice maker makes great ice just cannot store it?

I've adjusted the freezer colder with no results

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Try to remove all the ice in the bucket first and start all over again. the first bundle of ice could be the one making the problem. and then check the cold air vent towards the ice bucket. there should be cold air blowing to it to maintain the temperature in order for the ice not to melt.

after removing all the ice and inspecting if there is cool air coming out towards the ice bucket. let it run and observe it.


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Posted on Oct 07, 2008

  • Steve Dempsey
    Steve Dempsey Dec 16, 2015

    Mine is doing the same thing. I emptied the ice bucket, defrosted the entire unit by keeping it unplugged for 18+ hours in case there was an ice blockage in the vent, and am still not feeling cold air after several hours of it being back on. Any other suggestions? It's making ice fine, just not keeping it cold in the ice bucket.

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