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Ice maker not filling & making ice cubes

The refrig and freezer are keeping excellent temp. The ice and water dispenser working however the auto ice maker will not fill with water & make cubes.

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  • Debra Kelley Oct 22, 2007

    Fridgetech~



    Kenmore /coldspot #106-52554100.  2002 model



    How do I check the fill tube to make sure it isn't frozen?   I manually filled the ice maker to see if was working at all.  It did make ice cubes and dumped them into the ice container. The problem seems to be with the filling of the ice maker.  Thanks for your help! Debra

  • Debra Kelley Oct 25, 2007

    Fridgetech requested additional information before offering a solution.  I provided the info on 10/22 and am now waiting hear back from him.  I did not want to rate it until he had the opportunity to solve this. thanks.

  • Debra Kelley Nov 03, 2007

    Fridgetech _ you are awesome! We finally rec'd the sensor and install today. The fill tube was frozen so we defrosted it. We've got ice cubes again! Thank you for your help!

  • neo_nata2005 Dec 15, 2008

    I have a problem with my Kenmore Coldspot model # 106.54502300. It does not make ice nor does it cool the refrigerator or freeze any of the frozen foods, we had to throw everything away. It does dispense water though. I am trying to figure out what the problem is. The MFG date is 9/03. if you can help it would would be so appreciated.

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First give me the entire model # on the sticker from the inside of the fridge and I can definitely help you with this.  Let's solve it before you rate it.

Posted on Oct 18, 2007

  • Craig Shelton
    Craig Shelton Oct 25, 2007

    The fill tube is the black tube on the right side of the ice maker.  It is made of rubber so you can sqeeze it to make sure it isn't frozen.  You can take the line at the back (middle, top) that leads to the ice maker and run hot water down it to make sure is is clear.  Also, need to check the optics.  This is the red flashing light inside the freezer.  Make sure it is switched to on.  Close the spring loaded door on the left and make sure not to block the beam.  The red light should go to solid red, no blinking.  If it doesn't then the optics are bad (part # 4389102).  Consists of two boards, one behind each panel.  Check these things first then let me know what you find.  If all check ok then we have narrowed it down to the water valve or the icemaker module and ice maker thermostat.

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