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Ice maker makes ice but doesnt kick it out

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gets water ok, but unless i leave the freezer door open it wont release the ice to the bin,

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Seem likes the heater on the ice maker mold is not working , you'll need to replace ice maker

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There are at least 3 different ice makers in use. They are not all the same. What is your make and model number so we can cite applicable reference material to help you?

This is just a guess.... at matching a manual to your unit, but download this manual and follow the troubleshooting procedures:
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