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Ice maker over fill or something to cause ice to build up and eventually freeze tray to ice maker. There are three adjustment screws on it. Which one do i need to adjust

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SOURCE: Sub-Zero Under Counter Ice Maker not making Ice

ice stat defective
hot gas solenoid vavle defective
pls post make /model.
if ignis / whirlpool then above points should the trick.

lastly reclaim gas replace both driers recharge with fresh gas to spec( liquid by weight).

Posted on Feb 26, 2008

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SOURCE: Ice maker only fills the tray partially.

There is an adjustment, but first check your filters, including the one in the inlet of the control valve. To find the adjustment, take the cover off the front of the ice maker. On the side may be a little hole. Look for any 'increase' arrow or such. If not, use a small screwdriver to turn the adjustment a half turn and let it make a load of ice. If it gets smaller, go the other way, use small adjustments. If you can get the owner's manual, it will help a lot. Google your unit for one, you may be able to get it downloaded free from Whirlpool.

Posted on May 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Our model 532 keeps over filling the ice maker

The fill valve for the ice maker could be stuck partially open and dripping into the ice maker. If this is the case shut off the water line to the ice maker and if the water stops you will need to replace the ice maker fill vavle

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SOURCE: I have a liebherr freezer with ice maker. ice maker broken

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Sometimes they stick and need a shot of WD 40 and then work
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