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Ice maker is better =) sort of.....

HVACRH20, thank you for the info on the solenoids. Previous to checking the solenoids I did end up getting water from the filler. Now I think my problem is something else. The ice tray that I have is the kind that bends to pop the ice out. it doesn't seem to be popping anything. When I run the test through it doesn't turn to it's full spectrum. I manually helped it to turn the rest of the way and my ice that I had in the tray shattered instead of coming out in cubes. I wonder if it the motor/timer assembly that I should be looking into. How hard is something like that to replace? Expensive? Maybe I'm able to repair it. Oh, by the way after i "helped" the tray to turn it went back to the correct position and the water filled it. I'm guessing that a "test run" is the correct way to start the ice flowing after powering off. yes? In the mean time I'm check out the motor/timer assembly thingamajig and see how it goes.

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Re: Ice maker is better =) sort of.....

I think you are on the right track with the motor assy if the unit isn't strong enough to twist the tray. Here's a parts breakdown so you can price out things.

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