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Ice maker arm will not lower without a lot of force.

Ice maker arm arm was pushed up to remove ice tray and dump old ice. Tray inserted but arm seems as if it is stuck and will not lower easily? Pull harder?

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SOURCE: Ice Maker Dumping Water into Collection Tray.

Not to plug any company but... if you get Sears to fix it ask them for a Master Protection Agreement on it, that "Warranty" will cover most everything like that where the typical warranties don't. Just a thought if you don't want to "eat getting it fixed" ever again. Thanks for the post to others, it really helps if people know not to wait on such issues.

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SOURCE: Ice tray sometimes stuck when dumping off ice

Your icemaker tray has an update for the water flowing over the tray.  You will need to call a qualified LG technician to get it replaced.  Also, the tray is twisted because it binds itself against the hinge pin on the left side.  To stop this, spray some cooking spray oil in the left hinge pin and it should unbind itself and return to normal.

Posted on May 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Ice tray sometimes stuck when dumping off ice

I am an attorney near Philadelphia who is considering initiating a class action against LG related to the defective design of their ice maker. I have clients in different states who have had problems that LG fixed, but the problems re-occurred after the warranty expired. I've been advised by mechanics that leaks are inevitable based on the design. Apparently this is a design that LG had used years ago but had discontinued for a while because of leak problems. I'm usually on the defense side of product liability cases, but this seems to be a common defect. If you are interesed in such a suit, feel free to contact me at corrlaw@verizon.net. Law Office of John A. Corr, (610) 482-4237.

Posted on May 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Ice Maker Is Making, But Not Dumping

You have a faulty main board. And possibly more problems. Contact an authorized LG repairman to resolve this as it can be a difficult problem to diagnose.

Posted on Jan 24, 2010

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SOURCE: ice maker not making ice. ice in the tray, but

Its the bar and gears that has frozen.

There is a stainless bar on the front of the ice maker. It move out and back to check for ice in the bucket. This bar is stuck and the ice maker thinks there is no need to harvest ice.

Try to move this bar and I bet it is stuck.

You can get a new Ice maker from Ebay and replace it yourself.

Posted on Jul 25, 2010

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You need to remove the tray dumping mechanism to do this.
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