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Superba ice maker stopped working, door water still dispensing

I relocated my fully functional fridge across the aisle in my kitchen. I hooked up the relocated supply line but a week later, I still have no ice. I checked the water inlet at the rear bottom, and have water flowing into the connection and I have water delivery at the door dispenser. The red sensor light is blinking on the ice maker control unit (it's in the on position) and the light goes to solid red when I hold down the door open flap. I have tried the old unplug the unit trick, as well as turning the fridge off and on at the switch inside the fridge and I have checked the seating of the ice holding tray. I also changed the water filter this week. Any ideas on what to try next??

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Re: Superba ice maker stopped working, door water still...

Use a cup of water and just fill the ice cube maker with enough water for the first batch and the sensor will then begin making ice again.
My ice cube maker stopped working after I changed the filter. After reading countless posts about wiring and defrosting and using a blowdryer into the fill line I emptied my freezer and fridge, then unplugged it. I got no results after two days. I finally just put some water in the ice cube maker (the metal ice cube tray below the white plastic fingers that forms the cubes) plugged it back in and closed the door for a few hours and it worked. I wonder if I needed to defrost the unit at all. It was working before I changed the filter, then the filter was full and stopped water from flowing (or decreased the flow dramatically anyway).
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Barry Eager

Posted on May 05, 2008

Re: Superba ice maker stopped working, door water still...

Thanks to Catriver for helping me solve the problem. As I went to follow his instructions, I noticed ice hanging from the icemaker water inlet tube. I set the freezer temp one setting warmer, waited overnight and the ice was still blocking the opening. I got out a hair blow dryer and melted the ice and waited. By that evening, the icemaker was back to its old self, making ice....

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I think what happened here is that it just didn't prime after you moved it. As long as the ejector blades are in the 2:00 position the module should be ok and it sounds like the optics are working good. Remove the quarter inch screw holding the ice maker harness cover on the lower right side. Pull the cover off. Now pull the ice-maker straight out but leave the harness plugged in. Get yourself a piece of insulated wire about 4 inches long and strip each end about 1/4 inch. Unplug the refrigerator. Pull the cover off the icemaker module. You will see 2 test ports marked T & H. Place the jumper wire in T & H and place the ice maker on the shelf where you have enough room to close the freezer door. Close the door and plug the refer back in. Wait 60 seconds and open the freezer door. The module should be rotating. If it's not, press the light switch 3 times, see if it starts. If its rotating, remove the jumper wire, put the cover back on and place the ice-maker back in it's holder. The water should fill at approx the 12:00 position. Follow the above in the exact order and you should be back in business. back.

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