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Ice Maker not dispensing, auger not running

The ice maker is producing ice, but the motor that turns the icemaker to dispense ice is not running.

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Hi Zack, this is AP!

I understand you are experiencing trouble with your Frigidaire refrigerator not dispensing ice from the dispenser on model#PLHS267ZA. First, check to see that both doors are closed. The dispenser will not operate if the freezer door is not closed to make the safety switch located where the door meets the outer wall of the freezer. Close the door and make sure nothing is blocking the door keeping it from closing. Another troubleshooting tip is to disconnect the power to your refrigerator for 5 minutes, then reconnect and try to dispense ice. If you are still experiencing the same problem there could be a problem with the motor releasing the ice. If your appliance is still in warranty, you may want to check with the manufacturer to determine any warranty coverage, or if there are any professionals in your area who will not only be able to ensure this is the appropriate fix, but may actually save you some cost if is something simpler to repair. I hope this information helps to some degree.

Best of Luck,

Posted on Apr 03, 2014

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GodofHops: The motor that you hear on the refrigerator is the water pump that carries the water to your dispenser. If no water is coming from the dispenser. You have to check 3 things: 1. If there's any water. 2. Water filter clogged. 3. Water line for dispenser clogged with minerales carried on water flow. SithPitt

Posted on Jul 04, 2007

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SOURCE: Frigidaire signaling water dispenser instead of ice maker

Sounds like the water solinoid valves are wired wrong.One activates The water dispenser.The other the ice maker.That, why every so often the water shoots out on the floor.The ice maker is telling the valve to open.

Posted on Dec 05, 2007

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You have a bad diode on the water valve connection frigidaire has a kit for this fix..

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Posted on Sep 07, 2008

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SOURCE: Ice maker only produces crushed ice

not really a reset button but htere is a solenoid that controls the type of ice coming out of dispenser. with the ice bucket in place give a look at it from underneath and find the brass rod spanning from front to back of bucket. that rod hooks into a solenoid catch that when activated lifts the rod up and down for crushed/ or cubed ice.. after locating the "hole" in which the rod enters you should also see a corresponding plastic ring that would catch the rod upn activating stich and pull/up and down.. Ill assume that the "catch ring" is tuck in the up positon , might only be frozen up in which case you can hit it with a hair dryer to melt it, its also possible that the \solenoid had melted it self in the up position in which case you need to replace it.. to check this theory you can hook the brass rod into the ring assy in which case youll only dispense cubed no crushed

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

tborn6
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SOURCE: ice maker will not dispense ice

your gpoing to have to thaw out the pan that has all the ice in it the the auger will work

Posted on May 24, 2009

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