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My Samsung refrigerator Model RFG297HDRS-XAA has 15-E code flashing.


Existing error codes for Samsung fridges run from 1 up to 13, in the majority of models as far as I could find out.
You might be having two error codes instead of one code
error 1 and Error 5.
Error 1 refers to 1. Ice Maker Sensor:
Ice Maker sensor connector missing, contact failure, electric wire cut, short-circuit, Ice Maker sensor failure.
Indicates an error when the temperature sensed by Ice Maker sensor is higher than 150 or lower than -58.
Error 5 refers to 5. Ice Maker Function Error:
Ice ejector and level failed three times or more.

Jul 12, 2017 | Samsung Refrigerators

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Is it OK for ice thickener sensor touch water on ice maker


Yes, it has to touch the water. As the ice builds up the thickness sensor moves up and turns of the refrigeration and turns the heater on.

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    May 12, 2016 | Refrigerators

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    Samsung model RFG297HDRS manual


    then you need a repairman . or a new one

    Oct 22, 2015 | Samsung RFG297HDRS 29 Cu Ft Stainless...

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    Samusung RFG297HDRS Ice maker not cold enough to produce ice.


    Suspect that the rubber boot that runs all around the edge of your freezer door is deformed, allowing warm air to seep into your freezer. You will see where your temp sensor is located by clicking into the site of a parts supplier like ShopJimmy.com and pulling up their photo of the guts of your unit.

    Oct 29, 2014 | Samsung RFG297HDRS Stainless Steel

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    Why does my ice maker not get cold enough to produce ice? I have a Samsung RFG297HDRS French Door refrigerator. Everything is functioning except for the ice maker. Water is getting into the ice maker


    Ok Randy, Lets fix it.

    My name is Peter. I am a retired refrigeration field service technician.

    You are not getting cooling air to your ice maker freezer compartment. Once again Samsung - bad design - put a ice maker in the fresh food section.

    So, you have a ice maker enclosed next to the fresh food section where the recommended temperature setting is 35-40 degrees F.
    Where as your recommended freezer temperature is +2/-2 degrees F.

    There is a air damper/vent from the bottom freezer in the back of your ice maker housing. Lets remove the ice maker to check for ice build up. On the left hand side of the housing on the wall there is a long narrow cover plate. This is where you connector harness is located. There are 2 screws holding the front end in and a tong and groove tab in the back. Remove the cover plate.

    Now, pull the harness out.

    Lets remove the ice maker assembly. There are two screws in the front end securing the ice maker to the top of the casing. These screws are recessed. They are either Philips heads or hex heads (1/4"). If they are hex head, he recessed hole diameter is small. Some hex head hand tools will not fit. A screw gun will work or a small outside out side diameter hex head hand tool.

    Remove these screws. In the back in each corner is a tong & groove. Pull forward to release the ice maker. Using a small flat head screw driver wedge the wire harness to release. Set the ice maker aside.

    Inspect the air vent/damper for ice build up. Use a hair dryer to defrost.

    I do not believe you have a automatic damper controlled by a thermistor (temperature sensor). If you do, Remove the damper assembly. Get your multi-meter. Set your meter to the lowest Ohm reading (Omega on your meter) Touch the two probes on your meter together, you meter should read 1.0. Disconnect the 2 motor contacts. On the motor place one probe on one contact and one probe on the other contact. If the meter still reads 1.0 the motor is bad. If the meter reads 0-50 Ohms the motor is good.

    If there is no ice buildup & the damper motor checks out, replace the temperature sensor.

    You will find getting the wiring back into the side panel will be a little difficult. As usual, Samsung is not service friendly.



    Oct 22, 2014 | Samsung RFG297HDRS 29.0 CuFt French Door...

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    Locate ice maker water level control?


    This should be automatic. What is the problem--too litte ice? Do you have a in line water filter out side of unit? Filter in the fridge? Check for dirty filter and you may fix the issue of not enough water getting thru.

    Jul 16, 2014 | Samsung RFG297HDRS Stainless Steel

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    Ice maker


    Before going to buy any parts directly.
    Go through this troubleshooting help links.

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    This is list of refrigerator problems, which is normally faced in refrigerator.
    You can go through the details, by clicking the link below:---

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    Refrigerator is not cooling properly?
    http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/refrigerator-is-not-cooling-properly.html
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    Both refrigerator and freezer not cooling properly in refrigerator?
    http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/both-refrigerator-and-freezer-not.html
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    The ice maker not working: ---
    http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/ice-maker-stopped-working.html

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    Compressor not running on refrigerator?
    http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/10/compressor-not-running-on-refrigerator.html
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    Water dispenser not working on refrigerator?
    http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/10/water-dispenser-not-working-on_19.html

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    Ice maker stopped making ice?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-stopped-making-ice.html

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    Water Overflows in Ice maker and freezes inside?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/water-overflows-in-ice-maker-and.html

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    How to replace Ice maker assembly?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/how-to-replace-ice-maker-assembly.html

    other ice maker related issues and solutions:---


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    Ice maker dispensing ice with black or white plastic pieces in ice?


    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-dispensing-ice-with-black-or.html


    After replacing ice maker assembly, ice is not getting made?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/after-replacing-ice-maker-assembly-ice.html


    Ice maker is leaking water and causing the ice to freeze?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-is-leaking-water-and-causing.html


    Ice maker is noisy and not making ice?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-is-noisy-and-not-making-ice.html


    Refrigerator ice maker stopped making ice?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/refrigerator-ice-maker-stopped-making.html


    Ice maker leaks water into ice bin causing a glob of ice?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-leaks-water-into-ice-bin.html


    Amana Refrigerator leaking water from ice maker?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/amana-refrigerator-leaking-water-from.html


    Ice maker leaking?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-leaking.html


    Ice maker is dumping the ice cubes out before frozen solid.

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-is-dumping-ice-cubes-out.html

    Water overflowing ice maker?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/water-overflowing-ice-maker.html


    Ice cube is getting stuck up hard in ice maker

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-cube-is-getting-stuck-up-hard-in.html


    Icemaker quit working?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/icemaker-quit-working.html


    Quit making ice

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/quit-making-ice.html


    Water leaking into ice tray, frozen glob of ice

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/water-leaking-into-ice-tray-frozen-glob.html


    Not making ice, and water leaking in freezer?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/not-making-ice-and-water-leaking-in.html


    The ice maker stopped making ice?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-stopped-making-ice_20.html


    Ice maker not making ice?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-not-making-ice.html


    Ice maker quit working?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-quit-working.html


    Ice maker dispensing black pieces of plastic in the ice?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-dispensing-black-pieces-of.html


    Replaced Ice maker but its still not making ice?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/replaced-ice-maker-but-its-still-not.html


    Ice maker leaked creating an ice block?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-leaked-creating-ice-block.html


    Ice tray leaked?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-tray-leaked.html


    Ice maker stopped functioning?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-stopped-functioning.html


    Ice maker stop working?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-stop-working.html


    Ice maker failed

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-failed.html


    Old ice maker stopped working?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/old-ice-maker-stopped-working.html


    Old ice maker started leaking?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/old-ice-maker-started-leaking.html


    Ice maker not working?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-not-working.html


    Ice maker overfills and cause water to flow into ice dispenser and freezes?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-overfills-and-cause-water-to.html


    Ice maker didn't make ice?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-didnt-make-ice.html

    Ice maker was leaking?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-was-leaking.html


    Ice maker was leaking after it filled up with water?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-was-leaking-after-it-filled.html

    These will help.

    Thanks,.

    Dec 21, 2012 | LG LFX25976ST - 3-Door French Door...

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    GE Ice Maker freezing


    Not sure exactly what you mean by the ice maker freezing, ice makers are suppose to freeze. But if you are referring to the ice maker not being able to harvest the ice since it is frozen in there to tight, then the heater that is on the bottom of the ice maker has failed and you will need to replace the ice maker.
    Here is a link to the new ice maker.

    Oct 15, 2012 | Refrigerators

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