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Only crushed ice

No matter the setting, only crushed ice comes out. The auger drive does rotate when light switch is held and ice dispenser engaged. What do we do to get just cubes? Thank you.

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  • heifetz Mar 08, 2009

    Thanks for the correct info.

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Pull your cube container out and push it back in.
There is a slot on the rear that the actuator arm rides in.
It has come out of position.

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