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Re: Electrolux Icon ice maker stopped working.
HI. Whenever maintenance is done on the water system there is a chance that rust and other debris will break loose and move into the pipes in the house. The tube that feeds the icemaker is only 1/4 inch and easy to block. There is often an inline filter in this tube which feeds the water into the ice maker.
Begin by raising and lowering the wire arm inside of the ice bucket as this will jar the system a little bit. this alone may get the water flowing again. If not, look in your owner manual to see about the location of a filter in the ice machine supply line. If there is a filter, check it. If not you may need to disconnect the supply line where it hooks up to the refrigerator in the rear of the unit to see if the water is flowing to that point. good luck.
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Assuming you followed the water line installation directions and you have water available to your new refrigerator/freezer here is the rest of the "priming" info you requested. (basically it tells you how to run a bunch of water through the system by filling cups or glasses to remove any debris and/or air...
Automatic Ice & Water Dispenser
Priming the Water Supply System
1. Begin filling the tank by pressing and holding a drinking glass against the water dispenser paddle. 2. Keep the glass in this position until water comes out of the dispenser. It may take about 1½ minutes. 3. Continue dispensing water for about three minutes to flush the system and plumbing connections of any impurities (stopping to empty the glass as necessary).
Ice Maker Operation & Care After the refrigerator is installed properly and has cooled for several hours, the ice maker can produce ice within 24 hours. The ice maker will fill the ice bin from the rear. You must dispense some ice to force the ice forward in the bin. This will allow the bin to fill completely.
Turning the Fresh Food Ice Maker On and Off Ice production is controlled by the ice maker's On/Off icon on the control panel. Press and hold the "Ice Off" icon for three seconds to turn the ice maker "ON" or "OFF". The ice maker is turned off when the LED above the "Ice Off" icon is illuminated.
Using the Ice Maker after Installation Before making ice for the first time, be sure to prime the water supply system. Air in new plumbing lines can result in two or three empty ice maker cycles. Furthermore, if the system is not flushed, the first ice cubes may be discolored or have an odd flavor.
For proper dispenser operation, recommended water supply pressure should fall between 30 psi and 100 psi. Excessive pressure may cause water filter to malfunction.
NOTE The water dispenser has a built-in device that shuts off the water flow after three minutes of continuous use. To reset this shutoff device, simply release the dispenser paddle.
IMPORTANT On occasion, unusually small ice cubes may be noticed in the bucket or in dispensed ice. This could occur in normal operation of the ice maker. If you start seeing these more frequently, it may be an indication of low water pressure or the water filter needs to be replaced. As the water filter nears the end of its useful life and becomes clogged with particles, less water is delivered to the ice maker during each cycle. Remember, if it's been six months or longer since you last changed your water filter, replace the water filter with a new one. Poor quality household water may require the filter to be changed more frequently.
IMPORTANT Your ice maker is turned on at the factory so it can work as soon as you install your refrigerator. If you cannot connect a water supply, set the ice maker's On/Off icon to Off and turn off the water supply valve; otherwise, the ice maker's fill valve may make a loud chattering noise when it attempts to operate without water.
Hope this helps. Randy
Based off the information you have provided your icemaker inside of your Electrolux Icon will not shut off and the control is displaying "OFF". I would recommend pressing the up or down arrow three times in five seconds, that should jump start your compressor. If that does not work I would suggest performing a power reset and you can do that by flipping the household circuit breaker off for roughly ten minutes. Hope this helps. -Matt
Probably the ice maker leaking caused by ice maker itself or faulty water valve. I would think you would have to let Ice thaw that's most likely holding bucket from coming out and then replace Ice Maker or water valve or both.
sounds like the drive in icemker head is bad and not turning the timing wheel . the timing wheel controls the harvest and the water comming in ect . best to replace the icemker with ther kit . come with instructions . mm hope this helps . if more info needed i need the model # and ser of your unit .. feed back pls ..
You may have gotten rust or debris in the line when you turned it back on, Check water connection and clean out the screen. Air should work out of the line quickly, but can cause some delay in ice making.
Hi. A good way to check the ice maker water solenoid valve is to swith the wire lead from the dispenser water solenoid valve to the ice maker water solenoid valve. Now push the water dispenser lever and water should come out your ice maker fill tube. If not, either the fill tube is frozen or the ice maker water solenoid valve is bad. Take the 1/4 inch tube that runs up the back of your freezer off at the ice maker water solenoid valve and blow thru it. If you can't, the tube is frozen. If you can, the valve is bad. Good luck, Mack