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Kitchenaid under counter ice maker: water circulating pump work when unit is in cleaning mode but not when unit is in ice making mode

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Kitchen Aid Ice maker is a piece of junk. Best to fix it is to get rid of it and tell friends not to buy it.

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Sounds like the selector switch is open. Try a new switch. or wire it temporary direct to the opposite side of the switch but both the compressor and pump will run all time until full of ice is sensed. IE no clean cycle.

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

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