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Ice maker only makes crushed ice

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  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2009

    Same problem. Annoying!

    This is a terrible refrigerator. Do not purchase!


  • arevirmrs1 Apr 27, 2009

    I have the same problem. Just started about 3 weeks ago. I thought the ice was stuck so I emptied and switched from crushed to cube but its still serving only crushed. It's getting frustrating because the ice goes everywhere and its a mess with the family. I'm gonna look on other sites for possible solutions. If I find something I'll post.


  • donnawb May 15, 2009

    Same problem - will only serve crushed ice. It started when the unit was just over a year old. Is there a simple way to repair this at home?

  • fnt1 May 19, 2009

    frigidaire side by side starts out with crushed ice then cubes after 5 minutes or more, can the crushed be disconnected or is there an easy solution ?

  • Randall Fisher
    Randall Fisher May 31, 2014

    MY ICE MAKER HAS A ROD ON THE ICEMAHER ITSELF.IS NOT CAPABLE OF MAKIN CRUSHED ICE

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On the bottom of the bin there is a metal rod, this goes into the back wall where the solenoid is. find the square hole it goes into, pull down the white plastic piece with your index finger. you should here a clunk. now put the bin back and check to see if ok. if not you may need to replace the solenoid assy.

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Mine was the problem with the lever disengaged on the back of the wall. I pulled the bin out, reset the lever, put the bin back in and all works now.

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If you don't put the ice cube bin back in properly (some lever on the back has to engage with some lever in the back wall, you'll have this problem.)  I was only getting crushed, so I tried a different position, and now I'm only getting cubes.  If someone figures out just how to set the bin back, please help!

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