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Melded mass of ice in bin

Here is what I know: Ice Maker Model Number CME456A8-1B; Ice Maker Serial Number 687872-018; Ice Bin Model Number B322S; Ice Bin Serial Number 08081320010761; Product Manual in hand, circa 2003, but no help regarding the current problem.

Current Problem: Most of the ice cubes freeze into a solid block of ice; After removal of only about 10 – 15 pounds of ice, you run into the solid block of melded ice cubes; The bin was emptied about 5 days ago, thinking that the accumulation of the solid mass of ice cubes was caused by lack of consistent use over a period of time; Within two days, the bin was full of ice again, and the solid block of melded cubes was back; The size of the melded mass of ice cubes goes from the bottom of the bin clear up past the baffle in the back and about 16 inches high in the front, measured from the bottom of the bin, and about 16 inches deep toward the top of the bin, measured from the back of the bin, and fully deep on the bottom; Or, put more simply, the melded mass of ice cubes takes up about two thirds of the bin.

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Your unit could be cascading water into bin..make sure baffle in the back is on..if you put your hand in bin where ice falls..youll feel a considerate amount of water falling...make sure your keeping door closed...just turn off..bout half way full..see if it makes a difference

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The only thing I can offer is to limit the out put of the machine closer to what your needs are.Or bag the ice and store in a freezer. The ice pushing down while melting is what is causing the BIG FREEZE. The bin for storage may be too big for your needs, at least at the time you write this. When the demand goes up (warmer weather) the ice would be used more and the pressure pushing down will alternate as well as people getting scoops out more often this will help prevent such a freeze up in warmer weather. 

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