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Audio Sound, not in owners manual

My refrig started playing this audio sound of water running and ice cubes dropping. The sound is coming from the icemaker area but there is nothing in the owners manual to tell me what this audio alarm is about. I called LG customer service and the rep on the phone didnt have a clue. Another strange thing with this audio alarm is that it seems to be triggerd by some light sensor. The audio sound starts at night but stops when I turn on the kitchen lights? Meanwhile everything is working fine.

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SOURCE: Inoperative Ice Maker

The icemaker stops working because excessive water gets into the control box(where circuit board is housed) through the shaft hole of "finger" and freezes the wheels to turn the "ice-bucket-full detector rod". This stops to send the signal to open water valve.
To fix, remove the icemaker from the wall (need remove two screws - make sure power switch is OFF) and carefully separate the snap-on cable (retangular shape) and a ground cable on the bottom side of the icemaker. (Now you can remove the icemaker out of the refrigerator).
You can open the contol box (need unscrew one and carefully prop it open using a screw driver or a knife. You can unplug color corded snap-on cables for easiness to work (very simple).
You will see ice formed around the plastic gear wheel controlling the "ice-bucket-full detector rod". Remove all ice and dry all the parts in the box and put them back. Make sure all the cable are back to the matching color receptable(only fits in the right place). Connect the cable(rectangular shape) and connect the ground cable. Mount the incemaker on the wall using two screws you removed at first.
Turn the power ON and reset the system by press down the ice cube size selector until the "fingers" make a full cycle. You will see the metal rod moves up and down as system resets. During this cycle the water will be filled into the icemaker.
I believe this icemaker has a design flaw but it's very simple to correct the problem you are experiencing. You do not need much electronic or mechanical knowlege to fix this.
Best wishes


Posted on Apr 18, 2008

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Be sure that the fill tube is getting into the ice maker and that the ice maker is not blocked with ice.  If everything seems ok, you may have a leaking water valve which causes it to constantly drip water into the ice maker causing the block of ice.

Posted on Jun 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Ice maker quit - LG refrigerator model LFX25960ST, ice maker PN 5989JB0001A

I have the same problem.

Ice in the gears.

Splash from opening and closing the door when liquid water is present seems to be the logical problem.

I had cleared the ice before, thoroughly dried the icemaker and reinstalled it. It worked until I adjusted the icemaker to make large cubes.

I will reinstall it and see how long it last. I will also complain to Sear about the short life of this device.

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

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SOURCE: Icemaker not making ice - feeler arm in up position

You may have a broken icemaker and needs to be replaced.  The internal parts are solid state electronics and they can break.

Posted on Sep 30, 2008

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SOURCE: My refrigidaire GLRS234ZA(B2) side by side icemaker broken

Have you bumped the control arm into the up position?  Or inadvertently turned the unit off?  Generally, you will have to replace the icemaker as entire unit.  If you are handy, this can be done as it only involves removing a few screws and a connector.

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

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SOURCE: icemaker will not dump the ice into tray

Make sure that an ice cude is not stuck somewhere in the maker. I had a simular problem and that was it.

Posted on May 01, 2009

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