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My American Style Whirlpool fridge freezer S20D RSB33-A/G serial number 8586 15815010 has topped making ice and the ice making system is still set to make some. I know I need a new water filter but cannot see how this should compromise making ice

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Is the metal arm sticking out the side of it down?

If is is then it could be the little motor. You can take the cover off and turn the white plastic cog by hand and test the rest of the system. (you might have to unscrew the cog 1st).

The metal arm sticks out the right hand side of the unit, it is there to stop and start it.

You will need to undo the screw in the middle of the cog and then turn it clockwise.

2 full revolutions is what it does each time it makes ice.

If you have a multi meter you could test to see if you are getting power to the motor, but.... be very carefull if you are going to take it apart. Some of these 'spring' apart and bits fly everywhere when you open then...lol

if it doesnt help... check the cam timer  that runs the ice maker....
thank you have a nice day

Posted on May 08, 2009

  • SAM JAYANTH CHANDRASEKAR




    hi this is iversh again.....


     if that doesnt solve ur problem..... then u can be pretty assured that its ur water filter...... that said... u dont really have to replace it ... the reason why its the water filter is because its frozen... and it has certainly blocked the cooling vent....turn the fridge off and take a hair dryer and
    hold it the direction of the tube and warm it up and melt the ice out
    and then make sure the Infra red device is set to on and the fridge is on and give it 24 hours and you will have ice again ,,,,,  if you replace the filter... run a couple gal water though it to get all the
    air out and you wont have this problem again



    hope this answerd ur query
    thank you
    have a nice day

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