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Ice maker stuck on ''crushed'' ice

I have a fridgidaire FRS6LF7F side by side refrigerator. Ice maker is stuck on "crush". I looked at the mechanism and it appears that the auger should turn in the clockwise direction for cubes and counterclockwise for crushed. Is this corrrect and is there a way to solve problem without calling a repair person?

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  • Anonymous Nov 26, 2008

    I have the same problem (and also the snapped water lever listed elsewhere on this site). What a horrible product.

  • kbp0411 Jan 18, 2009

    I have the same problem. It just started "crushing ice and the setting is cubed. I looked at the mechanism and noticed it should turn one direction for each setting, but the auger drive only turns counterclockwise so only crushed ice. How can I make the auger drive turn clockwise?

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I think it's simpler than that. there's a plastic gate that snaps UP for cubed and DOWN for crushed.
When you remove the tray, set it to CRUSHED, BEFORE putting the tray back in place.

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After removing the ice container, I defrosted it, examined and moved the mechanism, then I reassembled it and it worked fine. I now have a cover over the "crushed" button in case that was the problem. Thamk you for your attention.

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That means that the evaporator fan system that releases the the ice cubes is not working as it should.

That means that you need to replace the control assembly that switches from crushed to ice cubes.

Use the number listed on the owner manual if you want to call a technician.

Enter model number on this website to find schematics and replacement parts.

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

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