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Ice maker on a kenmore modle 106.56549400 will nor work and led light on ice maker switch flashes in a 2 pulse cycle .

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SOURCE: ICE MAKER NOT WORKING Kenmore cold Spot model# 106.55536400

Most common problem is a broken ice maker module.  Should also replace ice maker thermostat when changing the module.  Make sure fill tube isn't frozen first. If you take the ice maker out pull off the plastic cover and in the center of the wheel that kind of looks like a gear there are two little plastic studs.  If one is broke or they are pressed together then the module is bad. Make sure to replace the thermostat along with some silicone grease because a bad thermostat is what causes the module to break.

Posted on Oct 20, 2007

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SOURCE: Kenmore elite (106.53606202) ice maker will not dispense ice

When you push the ice dispensing lever, you should be able to hear the micro-switch clicking. If no click, the switch is faulty. The auger motor which is activated by the lever could also be faulty. This is the motor that causes the auger in the ice bucket to rotate one way for crushed ice and the other way for cubes. The auger could also be jammed. Try switching between crushed and cubes to unjam the auger. Empty the ice bucket and start again.

Posted on Nov 03, 2007

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SOURCE: Ice maker not making ice.

These Icemakers have plastic gears on the modules that are breaking, also some have thermostats that are malfunctioning. I recommend haveing an experianced tech look at the unit to see if you need the new upgraded indoor ice maker.

Posted on Jan 15, 2008

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poss a problem with a blocked filter?

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SOURCE: kenmore eliteside by side 106 ice maker

you could do a google search for the refrigerator model # and any hits in PDF format should be what you are looking for also in your search include key words like schematics or you can talk to some one at loes or home depo they should know

Posted on Apr 04, 2008

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Hi,

With the freezer door open, depress the flap on the left. Does the flashing stop? If so, the Ice maker is the problem, not he optics. With the flap depressed is the only way you can test this. Solid light mean good, one flash and a pause means cycling, 2 flashes and a pause means faulted optics. Now for the ice maker, what position are the harvest fingers sitting at? At 2 O'clock the Ice maker is parked, At 12 it should fill with water so if the fingers are in any other position than 2 O'clock than the ice maker will not cycle at it can't. Its possible that the ice maker have a broken gear and will not function as designed. Get back to me if you need more information and a model number would be great. Good Luck

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Ultra fresh side by side ice maker stopped working. getting red flashing light 2 times in sequence


Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly

The LED flashing only 2 times in sequence means that the optics for the ice maker are blocked or defective.

Download this manual: http://adcxns1.whirlpool.com/Service/SrvTechAdm.nsf/2cd44500d572193285256a45004fd9d6/8527f904cc8ea8cd85256b5800672333/$FILE/4322658A.pdf and perform the optics test On page 28 of the file if your refergerator was manufatured in 2002 or after. Otherwise use the test on page 26. Thee is a possibility that if the optics path is clear and it continues to flash 2 times that both emitter and receiver board will have to be replaced.

Just note that the activation of the door switch and check times are critical to get a good test result.

Should you require parts you can enter your model number on this page to see the diagrams:

http://www.searspartsdirect.com Enter the model number then choos model search.

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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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Kenmore 56541 side by side icemaker nor making ice The in door water dispencer works Arm on tray is on no water getting to tray


1.Bad water valve located in the back bottom of refrigerator.
2. Frozen fill tube going into back of ice maker. (common problem)
3. Ice maker not cycling. Pour water into ice maker cavity until near filled.
Wait a few hours and see if it dumps.
4.In rare cases, the switch in the ice maker body fails. Ice maker will cycle but not tell water valve to refill.

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Some precautions before diagnosing the icemaker optics system since there are two different sets of emitter-receiver optics boards and therefore two entirely different procedures for emitter-receiver optics board diagnosis. This could get really tricky especially when the appropriate tech sheet isn’t handily available. To determine which optics diagnostic procedure should be employed, open the freezer door and observe the right side (mullion or partition side) LED status light. If the red LED is NOT flashing two repeating pulses, this usually indicates the older style emitter-receiver optics boards are used and its specific diagnosis procedure should be employed. But then again, this could also mean that the new optics system IS used but the icemaker just happens to be in the harvest mode - OR - the LED (optics receiver) has failed in some bizarre twist of fate. However, keeping the above cautions in mind, we can assume that normally the older emitter-receiver optics system will NOT have its red LED status light flashing each time the freezer door is opened, while the NEW style optics WILL have its red LED status light double pulsing at each door opening.

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Sounds like a water valve problem to me. Force the ice maker to cycle. (turn it off and let it get cold for at least an hour then turn it back on). Test for voltage on the ice maker side of the valve. The valve is usually in the back near the floor. Just follow the water line. Another solution. switch the wires on the water valve. then try the water dispenser and see if it makes the ice maker fill up. See if when the ice maker cycles water comes out the door. If the ice maker causes water in the door , replace the valve, If door switch causes ice maker to fill up replace ice maker again.

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Kenmore side by side refrigerator model 106.5702 will not make ice.


your ref board seems to be working fine
Did you test the water valve???
if yes and water valve works, than replace the Ice Maker

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Ice maker is not working but water dispenser is.


Try the following check:

First make sure that the temperature in the freezer is 5 degrees or below.


Self-Diagnostics

Unplug the fridge and then plug it back in.

If the compressor is running when you unplug it make sure that you wait 15 minutes before you plug it back in.

You will then have 60 second to open the freezer door and 2 second to view the LED output code.

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Optics receiver 4 pulses pause 4 pulses.

Optics emitter and receiver 2 pulses pause 2 pulses.

All good 5 seconds on

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