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Ice Maker won't make ice

I bought my fridge mt a friend ( never again) and it has had probelms ever since.  Originally, the filter holder wasn't screwed on tight so water was leaking.  Turns out there was no filter so I put a new one in.  The water part on the door works but it won't make ice.  Its like the ice tray won't fill up with water.  I tried to fill up the tray to see if it would work so I filled it up with water but the tray just won't flip.

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  • scjc Apr 23, 2008

    we put new ice maker in, won't fill up with water

  • krizan May 06, 2008

    When I fill the mold with water it makes ice and ejects. Howevr it dosent fill with water on its own

  • harmonmichae Oct 09, 2008

    ice maker will not make ice



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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Ice Maker not flipping

May very well be a stripped gear in the drive unit. Unplug ice maker and remove mounting screws. Out of the freezer remove front cover and inspect drive gears for damage. Replacement gears should be available through a dealer for you make and model number.

Posted on May 15, 2008

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SOURCE: water leaks from ice maker in ice tray.

When the ice maker calls for water it'll be filling for about 7 seconds if is more the ice maker inside control board is bad , but if there's water in the ice maker all the timeeven after or before it calls for water it means that the water valve (solenoid) that supplies water to the ice maker is leaking and you have to replace it.

Posted on Apr 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Ice maker not working

If your ice maker has stopped producing ice completely, check these, in this order:

  • It may be turned off. Look for the wire along the right side of the ice maker that looks a bit like a coat hanger. If the wire is in the raised position, the ice maker is turned off. If so, try one of these:

    • If your ice maker has a small red plastic lever, lower it to lower the wire.

    • If there's no plastic lever, simply lower the wire.

    In either case, the ice maker should begin producing ice again. Also make sure that the temperature is 8 degrees Fahrenheit or lower. If the freezer is too warm, the ice maker won't cycle properly.

  • The ice maker fill tube may be blocked with ice. If so, melt the blockage using a hair dryer-but be careful to not melt any plastic parts! Also replace the water shut-off valve or water-inlet valve, or both, if necessary.

  • The ice maker head assembly may have broken parts. Look to see if the gears are broken. Check to see if the small plastic arms that rest against the ice rake are broken. If the ice maker head assembly is modular and you've found broken parts, you can just replace it.

Posted on May 30, 2009

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SOURCE: ice maker not ejecting ice and then tries to fill tray and leaks

The Ice Maker Tray had a small plastic piece break off. This piece aids the tray in bending to dislodge the ice from the tray. Bosch does not just sell the tray, you will have to buy the whole ice maker assembly. You will need to order Part # 0422 from Bosch. I was not very happy about having to spend $112.00 for this whole assembly when all I really needed was a simple ice cube tray. 
Save the $112 and remove the ice maker. Buy Ice at the grocery store. 

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

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SOURCE: ice freezes into one solid block and won't dump out of the tray

remove cube tray from ice maker. clean with limeaway adn rinse. Spray with a light coating of PAM cooking spray. wipe dry and reinstall. be careful not to damage the sensor ( in center of tray)

Posted on Aug 26, 2009

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