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Slow Ice maker

I have a top freezer Fridgidaire and the ice maker is extremely slow at making any ice. Any Ideas of what I can do to fix this? I have to use the Old tray system to have Ice.

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How much ice does it make per day?

There are several things that affect ice making capability, such as -

1) How often the doors are opened
2) Leaky door gaskets
3) Bad ice mold thermostat
4) Light in refrigerator does not go off when doors are closed (easy to test).

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