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Ice maker refuses to work

I'm haveing a hard time figuring out why my ice maker only works when it feels like it! It seems to happen when the power goes out and we reset it then we never know when or if it will work? What do I need to do when the power goes out to get the ice maker to work again?

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Re: ice maker refuses to work

Try unplugging your unit that is what i tried and it started working normal again. i left it unpluged overnight though on the water pump

Posted on Jul 31, 2007

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