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Frigdaire side by side ice maker is a block of ice

The ice maker seems to be frozen solid. What is the procedure for thawing it out? I have turned it off but it still is frozen, Do i need to take it apart? How?

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Hi, You can remove the ice maker by removing the two screws on the top that fasten to the wall and most models have a screw on the under side.
Did you have to turn the water source off to stop the water from going into the ice maker? Sometimes a cube will not release and block the ice maker from turning.
Please let me know if I can assist you further.

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Posted on May 29, 2009

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