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Ice maker not completing cycle

After turning machine on it will open water solenoid, admit water - compressor will come on and start freeze cycle - the compressor will cycle off on the t-stat when box temp is up - ice is solid after about 45 mins but next step of cycle not happening - can manually turn timer wheel about half turn (small gear) and it goes into the heat cycle then will spit the cubes, refill the tray and again on its own, start the freeze again but will not come out of the freeze cycle!!

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You need to check the thermostat setting. If its set too cold it will never dump ice. Warmer the setting the more ice it will make.Also check the temp. If it should be 10-15 degrees. If its 5 degrees then turn thermostat to warmer setting.

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