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Maytag mcd2257kes Ice maker works fine for cubes and water but not crushed. I looked inside and the cube setting turns the rod in the ice bucket counter clockwise. When I select crushed, it turns it the same way instead of clockwise which wold crush the ice. How can I fix that?

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