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Ice maker is making hollow ice cubes, some only half frozen

I have a Kenmore refrig/freezer witht the freezer as the bottom drawer. The ice maker is making ice cubes that only about half the size and hollow.

Are there any adjustments that can be made the ice making unit before I purchase a new part?

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Mark Webb
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  • npc2 Nov 05, 2008

    Could the problem be the thermostat in the ice maker, if so can I just buy the thermostat and not have to buy the entire ice maker?



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    Mark Webb

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Ice in refrig

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Most ice makers have an adjustment screw to control the cube size. Its usually hidden behind a plastic panel on the front of the ice maker. A quarter turn either way and some trial and error testing should get you pointed in the right direction to your ideal ice cube.

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

  • gkwhlse1 Nov 06, 2008

    For my fridge all it took was a quarter turn of the adjustment screw and the problem was solved. No need for anything new.

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