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Model FGHB2846LF3 ice maker not working

It fills looks gettin frozen then you come back and go back ice melted and tray hot

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The ice maker has a heater element underneath it that is designed to melt the ice a little bit so that the fingers of the icemaker can scoop out the ice. If the element does not turn off and the fingers do not push the ice out it will melt with the result that you have. Appears that the cam conducting the operations is not working properly. Rather than buy this part separately (expensive) you can get a new working icemaker on ebay for about 45 dollars and you can easily install the unit yourself.

Posted on Nov 28, 2013

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SOURCE: Frigidaire Icemaker not making ice.

That on/off arm...you should be able to move it and it will likely make a small click when the switch goes on or off. That arm controls the ice making. There is also a float, is it working freely? It has a switch too. Ultimately, the water is controlled by a solenoid valve. It may be defective. Many of these units are removable to test the switches with a multimeter. Turn off the water and remove to test. Some parts are available...some parts are by the unit only.

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Try replacing the filters, they might be slowing the water flow.

Posted on Sep 20, 2008

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SOURCE: Ice maker frozen on "crushed" ice mode

Check the bar below the icemaker bin. There is a gold color metal bar that goes from the front of the bin to the back and goes into a lever at the back of the freezer. If the bar gets on the wrong side of the lever it will be stuck in crushed mode.

Posted on Jul 28, 2009

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Try swapping the wires on the dual water inlet valve. It’s on the back where the water supply comes in. Then try the water dispenser. The water should go to the ice maker. This will tell you weather or not the ice maker valve is working and if the line is clear.

The water inlet valve on the back of unit opens when the ice maker needs water. If the valve doesn't seal good because of sediment or wear it will continue to drip and when the water reaches the ice maker supply tube it will freeze blocking the fill tube.. You can take the water line off the valve and watch to see if it drips.

A strainer before the inlet valve can also get stopped up restricting flow.

Posted on Apr 29, 2010

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