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Ice maker is afflicted

Unfortunately i don't know anything about this side by side. i do know that the ice maker is making "incomplete" cubes. I know that isn't very clear. Perhaps saying the cubes are hollow will help. they seem to stick then to the "teeth" at the top of the maker. i understand if this is way too confusing:)

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  • mom21sweetie May 23, 2009

    i did one thing...i turned the control that makes more of the cold air direct to the freezer. i didn't set it colder or anything. just that. it was the cure. right on. we got this fridge free so it's so nice to have everything work. thanks again for all of your help. this site rox!

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Hello there. Sorry for your trouble. Your problem is common. I will try to help u. here is some information to get you started:

If the ice maker is producing ice poorly--making small cubes or too few cubes--you probably have a clogged water line, a defective water-inlet valve, or a defective ice maker mold thermostat that isn't cycling properly. Check these:


  • The water line that's attached to the back of the refrigerator. Make sure you have good water flow. If the flow is poor, repair, clean, or replace the tubing or the shut-off valve that supplies the water.

  • The water-inlet valve. Replace it if it has failed.

  • Check the freezer temperature. If should be 8 degrees Fahrenheit or lower. If the freezer is too warm, the ice maker won't cycle properly.

  • The ice maker mold thermostat. Make sure that it's cycling properly.
Get back and let me know if this helped and what is still a problem.

Posted on May 21, 2009

  • Joe Hogan May 23, 2009

    excellent! Thanks for getting back.

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