Kenmore Coldspot, Model # 106.55642500, side-by-side, mfg date 03/05. Ice maker leaking towards front causing large pieces of ice. Can I find manaul on-line? Can I purchace parts on-line? This seems to be a problem I can repair myself wit a little direction. I lost mfg 's manual.
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Re: ice maker leaking
Yes go to sears parts center and buy the ice maker part # 4317943 thats if the ice maker is in line is leaking because the mold inside is peeling off due to the wtr being to hard repl ice maker is realy easy loosen screws remove harness and repl new one that is all you might not need all parts in box
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There are several causes of no ice maker operation. First, is the freezer cold enough? It must be below 32F to operate the icemaker. 2nd: Is the bale or metal rod that runs along the side of the ice maker in the down position? 3rd: You may have a failed water solenoid valve, located on the back of the unit. The plastic or copper water line from your house's water supply is attached to this valve.
If the timer piece you are referring to is behind the square white cover, and it's moving slightly back and forth, you should visually check the ice making area it's self to see if the ejector fingers are jammed with ice, or against the ice stripper. Ice Maker jams can be caused by reduced water pressure to the unit mainly from the water filter, your water filter in the toe kick should be replaced at an interval of 6 months to a year, regardless of filter status light. When water pressure is low, not enough water fills the unit and the undersized cubes can become lodged or stuck in the ice maker while being ejected, equally so if there is an over fill situation caused by other failures the ice maker can't eject at all. Pleazer Appliance...
these have to be in correctly to lock back in and allow the unit to function. Try removing the bin again and be sure there isn't any small pieces of ice trapped anywhere. Also make sure there aren't any broken pieces from the bin. Hope this helps. Good luck.
best bet os to order and replace the entire assy, the gear broke due to an over torquing problem that they fix with a kit that ioncludes a new module and a new stripper bar, the labor involved and chance of breakin more parts make the entire assy a more feasable way to go, you can proble find a repacemnt online for undder $75
hi debie normaly the life of these ice maker range from 3 to 4 years then the wtr hardness eats them up and the mold start leaking wtr but if is a fairly new model the you have a faulty wtr vale that is not closing sending wtr all the time to the ice maker repl the ice maker is you see is peeling of the texture inside if it is ok repl the valve
sounds like the flap that u can usually hear once the ice has stoppped coming out it sounds like a pop or thud ...what happens is the magnet goes bad and keeps the ice maker constantly open to the outside air causing ice melting and massive ice cubes.....usually a costly repair...check and lemme know