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Re: Hoshizaki ice machine with constant beeping every 2...
Turn it off and on and check the drain line and see if its draining water. some times the check valve needs taken apart and cleaned. the problems corespond to water related problems. usually because its taking too long to freeze. good luck
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the 3 beeps means that the freeze cycle is longer than 60 minutes. This could be because: float switch stuck, water valve leaking water into the sump, low on freon. If not one of those, it is a more technical issue that would require a service tech. Reset button is a small white button on the control board. Press it while the power is on to reset it.
The board is telling you that there is an issue. Usually there is a series of beeps indicating the issue. the reset button is on the board, near the top of the board and is small and white. press it to reset.
The 3 beeps indicates that the unit was in the freeze cycle for 60 minutes. Causes: 1.) Water valve leaking, allowing water to continually enter the system. 2.) Float switch stuck, sending false signal to board. This indicates ice not being produced. 3,.) Low freon level causing long freeze cycle. 4.) Hot gas valve leaking thru causing warmer than normal evap plates=low production. 5.) Expansion Valve not feeding freon properly to evap plates.
Items 1 and 2 are the most common. Number 3 possible due to freon leak in the system. Number 4 and 5 are usually a very rare occurance.
Hope this helps ya.
3 beeps means the machine has ran two 1 hour cycles back to back to make ice an average timeframe for ice making is 25-30 min. Could be several issues, float switch dirty, water valve leaking by, dirty spray tubes, dirty evap., then go to refrigeration Expansion valve, compressor, charge, Hot gas valve leaking by,,,,,
I have a Hoshizaki KM-250BAF that is making 3 beeps then pauses and them makes 3 beeps again. If I unplug the ice maker and plug it in it continues to make the 3 beeps. The manual does not mention anything about beeps. Can anyone help?
Most likely(50% of the times) Your Ice machine need a real cleaning. not just run clean cycle with ice machine cleaner. every 6 month call HVAC-R guys - machine will last half time longer if u schedule proper maintenance with them. I have seen It all: people try to call "friend", or someone who "knows" how this machines work. Real clean would take up to 3 hours for people who know what they doing. Here is one of my videos, when 3 beeps - long freeze cycle is not common and all others would offer You to get a new Ice Machine. Bill to the owner was 950$, New Machine 3450$ plus labour to install 600$.