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RS2556SH Side by Side - Icemaker not filling; fill tube not iced over!?

Above model stopped making ice after return from vacation...house water shut off during vacation. Water dispenser works fine. Drained approx 2gal via water dispenser with no "air lock" or sputtering noted. Ran test cycle three times without water filling ice tray...no motor sound noted. Fill tube doesn't appear to be iced over. Any thoughts before calling a repairman?

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  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Automatic ice dispenser tray will not fill with water

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    fill tube freezing when making ice

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    Also water was running out of the air vent tube on the back.

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Press the reset button (black) on the bottom of the icemaker, the system will go through a cycle, and water will pour into the tray.

Posted on Oct 26, 2007

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This is common when water supply has been turned off and ice maker is allowed to cycle. With little or no water pressure to the ice maker line, water can weep slowly down the ice maker fill tube, and block it with ice. Easiest fix is to take a hair dryer to the fill tube / manifold on the ice maker until the ice blockage is completely melted. Avoid problems in the future by lifting the bail on your icemaker to prevent it from trying to make ice when your water is shut off to your house.

Posted on Nov 23, 2006

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Is the freezer section below 17 degrees F? Did the ice maker get switched off by accident? Does the ice maker solenoid valve "click" when trying to fill with water?

Posted on Nov 09, 2006

  • terrie schmidt Jul 10, 2013

    It freezes the ice but it didn,t stop filling until we turned off the water. I didn't hear a noise

  • terrie schmidt Jul 10, 2013

    does anyone know what I can do

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there is a double valve at the back bottom lhs. check continuity of both valve coils but doubtfull this is the problem. the fault may be that the filling tube is frozen. try looking in this area

Posted on Jun 13, 2007

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SOURCE: Samsung Side by Side RS2544SL Freezer will not fill tray with water

Your problem may be in the water supply. Where the water connects to the back of the unit there is an electric valve, not a pump. The electric valve inlet orifice may be restricted, Shut off water supply and clean or replace the electric solenoid valve.

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