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Icemaker ice sticks to the comb teeth and wont reseat

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What is the model number of the unit?

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  • james m roney Nov 10, 2012

    model mtf 1955 grw

  • Richard Roth
    Richard Roth Nov 10, 2012

    The heater on the bottom of the ice maker has malfunctioned and will need to be replaced. Here is the icemaker to order. http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/clic...

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    jwenger220 Nov 11, 2012

    I had a similar problem. The ice was not full-sized. I pulled the fridge forward and checked the plastic water line and found it was crimped. Fortunately I could correct it by straightening it and squeezing the sides slightly to get it back to original form. Then I wound 2" wide masking tape around the area several times to support it so it wouldn't resume the crimp. I also taped the line to the back of the fridge so it wouldn't get trapped between the fridge and the wall and get crimped again. I carefully pushed the fridge back in place; then I checked the ice bin when I heard the ice maker dump. Problem solved - ice is full-sized and does not get caught in the teeth.

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SOURCE: icemaker wont make ice. Any ideas?

tempt in freezer not cold enough or water inlet is frozen . defrost it with a turkey baster and hot water .. this may be caused by the water valve not closing complety and if so replace the water valve .. mm

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