Question about Maytag MSD2650H Side by Side Refrigerator

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Ice crusher don't work

Ice crusher only dispenses ice cubes. I checked out the motor and it turns counter clock wise for both functions (ice cubes and crushed ice). I also checked out the metal ice crusher in the dispenser and it also turns. So whats wrong with the crush ice dispenser.
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  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    Fitting on spindle that turns the blades
    It attaches with Phillips screw

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    Won't crush the ice

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Hi, It sounds like the selonoid that shifts the auger is not working. This part is located behind the panel that the bucket pushes against. The little wire arm on the bucket goes into this. Sometimes they just get froze up from the moister. If you remove the panel/section the selonoid is in, you can see if the part has went bad.
I hope this helps you. Please let me know If I can assist you further.

Vic

Posted on May 23, 2009

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