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I have a GE icemaker. The ice cube "sweeper" arm seems to be stuck. If I try to turn it it is stuck. Seems like the internal motor is seized. The water fills but the cubes remain stuck

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Posted on Aug 11, 2008

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SOURCE: ice maker will not push out ice cubes once frozer

That means that the evaporator fan system that releases the the ice cubes is not working as it should.

The heater, or evaporator fan and heating system must be checked, and fan, or solenoid, or element must be replaced.

Use the number listed on the owner manual if you want to call a technician.

Enter model number on this website to find schematics and replacement parts.

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

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SOURCE: ice dispensor only dispensing crushed ice - not cubed

The spring coming off the rod will also cause this problem, also the bypass flap may be stuck open, always check the simple things first, hope this helps.

Posted on Apr 16, 2009

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SOURCE: Water line to water dispenser is freezing up inside the freezer

Try using an hairdryer or defrosting the unit completely , this often get rid of blockage caused by frozen lines fixing the problem.

The water lines can also be unblocked from dirt using a thin flexible shaft. This after defrosting.

If all that does not fix the problem, then you may need to replace the water valve, the icemaker solenoid, or the whole icemaker assembly.

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Posted on May 22, 2009

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SOURCE: I've got the LFX25960ST model. The icemaker

its the ice maker .water or condensation has built up in the ice maker modual and refroze upon turning unit back on.either get a new ice maker or uninstall the ice maker and let it dry for a few days and reinstall.but it could happen again that way.or maybe not.

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

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