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Re: my scotsman cme ice machine has black flecs mixed in...
Call the number on the inside ofthe door, you need a nickelsafe ice maker cleaner, hte procedure is usually printed on inside door as well. thisd will chemically clean all internal parts, as far as around gasket "molding" a very DILUTED batch of bleach and water will clean tis off! talkin a capfull or 2 per gallon of water
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The bin sensor eyes need to be cleaned or replaced. First remove the front cover then remove the white plastic ice deflector shield. Now you should be looking at the evaporator plate look down you will see the water sump tray full of water in that tray is a black plastic grate that when the ice is harvested it drops and hits the tray keeping it from falling in sump tray PULL it OUT. now just behind the sump where the ice falls through opening on the left and right sides is where the ice full bin eyes are you can pull them out side ways there is plenty of wire so you can pull them up to where you can clean them with a soft cotton cloth with scotsman cleaner. Now for a manual goggle scotsman service manuals you can get a PDF file.
turn ice bridge thickness screw clockwise to thicken and counterclockwise to get thinner. Do not turn anymore than about 1/8 turn between freeze cycles. the adjustment screw is very finicky and requires patience in setting properly. the distance from the bridge thickness gauge to freeze platen is approximately 1/4 - 5/16 of an inch.
You need a more qualified repair man. It sounds as though the bearing or the water seal or both are in need of replacement. Flaked ice machines are high maintenance items. This one may not have had enough maintenance or it is just too late. Look for a Scotsman authorized and trained dealer in your area.