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I own a kenmore elite 3 cycle clear ice maker, sn: K12183617, model # 106.89583705 We notice that the ice bin was over filling so we emptied it out. Followed the directions for the cleaning process r

I own a kenmore elite 3 cycle clear ice maker, sn: K12183617, model # 106.89583705 We notice that the ice bin was over filling so we emptied it out. Followed the directions for the cleaning process restarted the ice manufacturing as per instructions, now the reset/call service red light is blinking about every two to three seconds. It turns off then repeats the the blinking cycle again. Can you help us?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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peyton32034
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SOURCE: Ice maker has ice in it but will not dump in bin!

before i would worry about the lights flashing lets pull the front cover off of the icemaker and verify that the drive gear is not broken.

on the bottom of the icemaker is 1 screw. remove that screw then just slide the entire icemaker out of the refrig so that you can access the front cover. if the gear is broken just replace the front motor module pt# 8201515

if the gear is fine then located in the toe grille of your refrig is a tech sheet that will help you troubleshoot red light blinking.

Posted on Dec 17, 2007

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SOURCE: I have a Sears Kenmore

call sears service and tell them you need service there is a service flash and will be no charge

Posted on Dec 23, 2008

carldc3
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SOURCE: Ice maker won't make ice after emptying ice bin manually.

make sure you push the ice lever back down

Posted on Jan 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite ice maker is not working & red light is blinking

Most likely a problem with the main ice making unit itself. I bought mine at ebay for $49 including shipping. Very simple to replace. You just swap the wiring harness and bottom plate. Takes about 20 minutes to do.
Make sure you do the IR led test. If you think you IR sender and receiver are bad to, $57 on ebay for the set. Most likely not your water solenoid in the lower back of frig (it gets the signal to turn on from the receiver module of the IR board.
Probably not your water filter (cuz the front water dispenser still probably works right?)
And probably not a clogged or frozen line.
Good luck. When it doubt, trust ebay!

Posted on Mar 16, 2009

TheMobilian
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SOURCE: Free standing ice maker not functioning

Have you got a slow flash or fast flash?
A slow flash is a problem with the sensor.
A fast flash is dirty condenser failed condenser fan.
See page 16

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