Almost everytime I encounter this its the actuator on the solenoid sticking. Check this out, Pull the ice bucket out and you will see a rod on the lower back. This is what flips up and down to engage the crushing mechanism. Where this rod connects in the freezer is where this solenoid is. Try this, Open the freezer and with the ice bucket out hit the ice button, both for crushed and cubed ice while watching the solenoid. You should see it engage and move up and down along with an unmistakable thud. Some times all thats needed is to loosen the 2 mounting screws and realign the plunger. The normal resting place for the plunger is in the down position. I've also seen the plastic break on the plunger. Theres also the possibility ice is jambed up, I've seen the bucket put in improperly, the solenoid itself could be bad, Or the control board tho unlikely. 95% of the time its a stuck solenoid. Hope this helps!
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Several possibilities, but check first for cubes that are too small (means too little water is coming in during ice maker fill) and those cubes fracture into smaller bits when they are dispensed.
Another possibility is the cube/crushed plate inside the dispenser is stuck. This is a curved plastic piece that lies next to the crusher blades inside the dispenser head of the ice storage bin. For cubes this place must be retracted (swing away from) the crushed fingers to allow the cubes to pass without being broken up.
You have a solenoid switch which switches the dispenser back and forth from crushed to cube. The crush position is without the solenoid energized. It could be stuck or not working or the parts connecting it could be disconnected or broken. You will have to observe to see if any parts are moving and if any noise is coming from the solenoid
is it push button or do you manually have to turn dial from crush to cube. I have push button and had this problem once before.(LG side by side) I turned off at power (remove cord from wall) and removed ice tray all together. save some ice for testing. Check to see if crush part was clean. Put ice back in container and put back together and turn back on at power point. See if you can have cubed now.
The button which selects cubes versus crushed controls a solenoid which engages/disengages the crusher. If the mechanisms which crush and push the ice from the chute are all clean, free of ice, etc., then the solenoid is not working. It either has loose/dirty connections or the solelnoid is bad.
Make sure that your ice tray is properly instaled. There is a rod that must go into a hole. When you select ice cubes rather than crushed ice a solenoid raises which moves that rod. It then opens a flap so the cubes can bypass the crusher. Either your rod is not in the hole correctly or the solenoid has gone bad. The rod that I am speaking of runs along the underside of the ice tray. It has a spring on the rear end that holds the bypass flpa closed.
The door that directs the ice cubes away from the crusher is not moving. You probably have a bad solenoid. It is easy to replace. After removing the ice drawer, take out the two phillips head screws that hold the back section in place. This section has a plastic shaft sticking out that powers the ice auger, plus the actuater for the cube/crushed door. Make sure you unlug the power at the wall by this point. Now unplug the nine pin electrical connector that connects this unit to the back plug in the freezer. Remove the whole assembly and you will see the light bulb, the auger motor and the bad solenoid assembly. The center core of the solenoid should slide up and down freely. I usually find them jammed. Order the part online, or from a local distributer. $20 or so. The correct part number is probably 241675801, but could be different. Check your specific model at www.frigidaire.com/service. Parts manuals can be accessed there.
There is a little bar that is on the ice bucket. That bar has to go into the middle of the plastic square that is on the back wall of the freezer. Try Pulling out the ice bucket, get a hair dryer and run the hair dryer on the back wall of the freezer right above the hole where that little bar goes. After you run the hair dryer for about 10 minutes or so put your finger in the hole and pull down on the plastic square. Make sure when you put the ice bucket back in the freezer, the bar goes inside the square hole, not under it, not over it. In it. If that doesn't fix the problem you probably just need a new solenoid. Part number 5304404333