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Ice maker in standby mode

Will not make ice - is getting water and power but in standby mode. have cleaned the coils and check power source, but no results. Indicator light is flashing in standby mode.

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Ok, I had this same problem but couldn't believe it was a sensor or pump issue and it turns out that in my case it wasn't. The buttons on the front of the unit for power and ice size were just not functioning well. First try pushing the power button super duper hard and see if you can get it to turn on (that didn't work for me but could in some cases). If that doesn't work, what I did, was take a very small screw driver and insert it through the power button very slowly -- as soon as it got about a half inch through the power turned right on.

In order to do this you've got to be ok poking a small hole in the surface over the power button -- but it worked for me.

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I have this problem too. I have researched this and I think it is a flow sensor on the discharge of the recirc pump...however the sensor does not show up in the manufacturers literature. Any help with this would be much appreciated .

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Makes to much ice or won't shut off.

Check shutoff arm. This may be hung up on ice or food item.

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Check shutoff arm. Check to make sure it is getting water, check water solenoid. Check water supply line it may be frozen or plugged up. Check freezer temperature to low of a temperature could cause the line to freeze up. Check for power at motor. You will need to remove the ice maker. Find the leads that go to the auger and connect a voltmeter. Press the dispenser lever you should have power if not replace the control board or micro switch. Check control switch or microswitch. Put icemaker in test mode. Only some are equipped.

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Adjust size by removing cover and turn adjustment screw + or -. Check water solenoid. Check water supply line. Make sure it is level.

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Clean ice tray. Check supply line. Check water solenoid. Change filter. Run at least a 3 gallons of water thru the line after replacing filter this will flush all old water.

Ice is discolored.

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The ice maker suddenly no longer making ice can be caused by many things.

1. The freezer section is above 16 F.
a. Usually the cause is ice buildup on the evaporator coils as a result of an automatic defrosting problem.
b. The evaporator fan is not turning at full speed

2. The ice makers thermostat has failed. When the tray reaches 16F temp is closes the circuit and starts the ice maker harvest cycle.

3. The ice maker drive motor has failed.

4. The ice maker heating element has failed.

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Eliminate water filter or frozen line to reservoir.
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First lets see if we can eliminate some things:
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External of the ice maker:
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Mechanical
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Problems with water are most common tho. Please rate this

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