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Space icemaker for samsung #RF217ACRS is not working

How can I fix space Compact Icemaker ?

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replaced circuit board. Problem solved

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it could that your thermostat is set too cold making the ice crack and brittle

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SOURCE: samsung rf267aars icemaker stops making ice

unfortunately it sounds like you have a broken tooth on the drive or driven gear of the ice maker, in this case you should replace the ice maker. The good news is that you can get a new one for about 85 bucks at your local appliance parts store.

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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Thanks for using FixYa. Check to see whether the ice maker has been turned off. Here's how to check. Look for a wire along the right side of the ice maker that looks a bit like a coat hanger. If this wire is in the raised position, the ice maker is turned off. On some units you simply lower the wire to the down position to turn the ice maker on. On others, you lower a small red plastic lever to lower the wire. If the wire is in the proper position check the freezer temperature, it should be between 0-8 degrees Fahrenheit. If it is warmer than 10-12 degrees, the ice maker may not produce any ice. Check your door seals and thermostat, repair/replace as necessary. Also, check the water line attached to the back of the refrigerator for good water flow. To do that, first turn off the water supply valve. Then remove the water line from the back of the refrigerator. Next, place the water line into a bucket and momentarily turn the water valve back on to test the flow. If the flow is poor, you need to repair, clean, or replace the tubing or the shut-off valve that supplies the water. If the flow is good, you may have to replace the water inlet valve.

If still the issue is not resolved then r
emove the ice bin and wires from the auger motor. With the freezer door open and the door switch depressed, push the ice cube release and check for 120VAC between the motor wires. If there is 120VAC then the motor has gone bad. If there is no 120VAC then the control board (module time delay) has to be replaced.

You would need to unsnap (use a flathead screwdriver in the 2 little slots underneath the bottom frame piece to unsnap it) the front dispenser frame. Then look at support bracket to see if the little plastic pins are not broken that hold ice and water dispenser switches in place.
If that looks ok, then you would need to use an ohm meter to test continuity in ice dispenser switch. Replace whichever is required.

Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.


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SOURCE: My Samsung Space Icemaker makes ice very slowly.

Yes, this is a "known" issue with the Samsung's refrigerators. You need to order a new icemaker. The icemaker will come with a brand new control board with new firmware. Replace both of them and this will fix problem. The control board should be located at the back of refrigerator under back panel

Posted on Sep 26, 2010

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Eyes (fair to good shape)
#2 phillips screw driver

Lets assume it was working at one time right? And the FREEZER temp is BELOW 20degs

REMOVE storage bin to see icemaker.

LOCATE test button on underside or rightside of clear motor asembly.
(should be black)

Press until icemaker starts, then release button. Watch the tray twist and return to upright the should fill with water.


If icemaker did not Start by pressing the test button.: UNPLUG the frig or go the Main Service Panel to the house (BREAKER BOX) and shut off the power and verify NO LIGHTS INSIDE THE FRIG>

Remove the concealed screws holding the icemaker to the ceiling.

PULL the icemaker forward to release icemaker. Using the Flashlight
LOCATE the wiring harness on the ceiling. Look for the RELEASE and Squeeze and pull down. Inspect the electrical pins to make sure all pins are equal and secured. If all is well there?

I would order a Icemaker assembly first since it is the least expensive.
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