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Just received machine. It cycles water every 15 mins fine but not freezing during cycle every 15

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your freezer drain is either frozen or clogged,remove stuff from bottom of freezer and you should be able to see the drainhole..if frozen use a hair dryer to melt,then to make sure it 's not clogged use a wire hanger to clear it out and you should be ok,let me know-mike

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Check the stand pipe for the drain hose it must be higher than the water in the machine or it will just run out should be 30 inches or higher. I just worked on one with this same problem the drain was about a foot high it would fill and run out almost as fast as it came in.The pump will pump it out when it drains.

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Frost-free freezers have a cycling "defrost" of the cooling coils. When this kicks in, the water is supposed to drain down through a small tube at the bottom of the freezer compartment.

When puddling begins, it's a good indication that this tube is blocked. Often, the blockage is ice. Sometimes it can be a foreign object (a kernel of corn, a pea... something loose).

Depending on you levels of confidence and expertise, you can do the following:

  1. Unplug your refrigerator, and get a flashlight or a worklight so you can see what you're doing. Remove the contents of your freezer. If you have a picnic or camping cooler, put all your food in this to keep it frozen.
  2. Remove any components (ice maker, light bulb housing, etc.). Often, you can leave the wires attached - just hanging loose so you can swing them out of the way.
  3. Remove the back cover(s), until you have access to the coils and the drain hole at the bottom (which connects to the drain tubing).
At this point, look at the cooling coils. If they're covered in ice, you may have bigger problems. But let's go on the assumption that your drain is clogged.

Boil some water on the stove, and use a turkey baster or a large irrigation syringe to add hot water to the drain hole. (You can try pouring it in, but you don't want to risk burning yourself or adding too much hot water which might cause cracking). Keep doing this incrementally, until - hopefully - the water that you add starts draining.

If you're successful, then use a hair dryer to remove the ice on the coils, then wipe everything dry & reassemble. With luck, you're done.

One thing I've done is taken a stiff piece of copper wire (about 6"), stuck it down the drain hole, and wrapped the upper end around the coils. When the warming defrost cycle kicks in, the copper wire (which conducts heat) helps to melt whatever ice might be forming in the drain.

If this doesn't work, you might need to move to the next step - replacing the defrost module or the timer. Good luck!

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Its a 450 mah hoshizaki, it keeps jumping from freeze cycle to harvest cycle without giving it enough time to make a load of ice


usually, if it does not stay in the freeze cycle long enough to make ice or it just makes slivers of ice, it is loosing water. during the freeze cycle, look to see if water is draining down the drain from the machine. If not, I would look at the float position. it should be almost completely in the lower, down position. give that a shot.

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Ice is to thin. Check to make sure water inlet valve is not letting water go through valve during freeze cycle. Make sure condenser coil is clean and condenser fan is running. Check the hot gas valve to make sure it is not bypassing during freeze cycle.

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Ice machince is going max freeze cycle shut down


1. Possible cause. Water leak. Check purge valve, water curtain, sump, sump hose.
2. Air filters clogged. Clean air filters.
3. Dirty condenser. Clean condenser.
4. Restricted location, intake air to hot. Have machine moved.
5. Ice thickness sensor dirty or disconnected. Check ice thickness sensor probe.
6. Water distributor dirty. Remove and clean water distributor.
7. Inlet water valve leaks through during freeze cycle. Check water inlet valve.
8. Connected to hot water. Check for bleed through from missing check valve in building water supply.
9. Incomplete harvest. Check harvest system.
10.High pressure cut out opened. Check fan motor pressure control, check fan motor, check controller using test mode.
11. Fan motor pressure control open. Check fan pressure control.
12. Fan motor not turning. Check fan motor, check fan blade,check controller using test mode.
13.Water pump not pumping. Check pump motor,check controller using test mode.
14. Pump hose disconnected. Check hose.
15. Compressor not operating. check compressor contactor, check controller using test mode.
Check compressor start components, check PTCR resistance and temperature, check compressor voltage, check compressor windings.
16. Low refrigerant charge. Add some refrigerant and restart unit. If cycle time imporves, look for a leak.
17. Hot gas valve leaks through during freeze. Check hot gas valve for hot outlet during freeze.
18. Thermostatic expansion valve bulb loose. Check bulb.
19. Thermostatic expansion valve producing very low or high superheat. Check evaporator superheat, Change TXV if incorrect.
20. Compressor inefficent. Check compressor amp draw, if low and all else is correcy, change compressor.

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Scotsman ice maker cme 506 makes ice and turns off and blinks refrigeration


First check to make sure condenser fan is running during freeze cycle. Now check to make sure condenser coil is clean. Her is all the specks on the machine.
1. Ice production ( 500 at 70/50
2. BTUs per hour ( 7000)
3. Maximum times in Minutes. ( 50 freeze, 14 harvest.
4. Refrigerant charge ( R-404A ) ( A-D series: AC 32oz, WC 20 oz. E series AC 23 oz, WC 14 oz, F series AC 23 oz, WC 13 oz
5. Suction pressure ( PSIG ) 35-37 - end of freeze, 120-125-Peak in harvest.
6. Discharge pressure ( PSIG ) 240-260- 5 min in freeze.
165-175- minimum in harvest.
7. Metering device.( TXV plus distributor, E series and higher have two TXVs. superheat 3 to 15 deg F.
8. Average comp.amps. 10-11 during freeze, 11-12 during harvest.
9. Batch Weight. 6.5-7 lb
10. cycle time, 23 minutes @ 90/70. 19 minutes @ 70/50

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Water keep running no ice only making 12 to 15 cubes of ice,


dirty condensor coil, condensor fan motor not working, low on freon,taking in new water during the freeze cycle due to float or unlevel machine.

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You need to check the thermostat setting. If its set too cold it will never dump ice. Warmer the setting the more ice it will make.Also check the temp. If it should be 10-15 degrees. If its 5 degrees then turn thermostat to warmer setting.

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(Quated From Hoshizaki Technical Bulletin)
An alarm code of 3 beeps
every 3 seconds means that the control board has shut
down on the 60 minute freeze cycle back up timer.

The “E” control board has a 60 minute timer that starts at
the beginning of the freeze cycle. If the float switch fails
to open and start the next harvest within 60 minutes, the
board will automatically start the harvest cycle. If this
occurs in two consecutive cycles, the control board will
shut the unit down on the manual reset, freeze cycle
back- up timer. The yellow fault LED marked “60 min.”
will illuminate. This safety is designed to help prevent a
freeze up of the evaporator.

Once you have identified the 60 minute alarm, there are
several things to check. Reset the alarm by depressing
the white reset button to the right of the fault LED’s.
This must be done with the power “ON”. Now check the
float switch to see if it is stuck in the up position. A stuck
float can occur if scale is present on the reed switch
shaft inside the housing. To check it, drain the water
reservoir, unplug the black float switch connector (K5)
from the control board and check it with an ohm meter
for a closed switch (zero ohms). If the float switch is
sticking, clean it with ice machine cleaner or replace it as
necessary.
An inlet water valve which is slowly leaking by during the
freeze cycle can cause a 60 minute alarm. If the inlet
water valve is stuck wide open, it is unlikely that any ice
will form on the evaporator. Check for a slow leak by
allowing the unit to cycle into the freeze cycle and
disconnecting the hose at the outlet of the water valve. If
water leaks by during the freeze cycle, the water valve
diaphragm is likely damaged or the small diaphragm bleed
port is clogged with scale. Clean the bleed port or replace
the diaphragm or entire water valve as necessary.

(I Recommend to get a refrigeration tech for this part).

Another possibility is a refrigeration system problem. You
should use normal refrigeration diagnosis procedures to
check for one of these problems. If the thermostatic
expansion valve is not feeding properly or the refrigerant
charge is low, the evaporator will not form ice as it should
and a long freeze cycle will occur. This could also be the
result of the hot gas valve not closing completely during
the freeze cycle or if the compressor valves are weak or
inefficient. An inefficient compressor however, will
usually show up first on the KM model through a longer
than normal harvest cycle. This is because of cooler
than normal discharge gas. Use proper refrigeration
practices to repair a refrigeration system problem.
While these are not the only reasons for a 60 minute
freeze cycle, they are the most common and should be
checked to resolve a 3 beep/yellow fault LED alarm.

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Make sure the curtain is not torn and there are no leaks from the resivoir. If ok check to make sure you have enough water pressure to the machine. Make sure you have enough water passing through the valve during harvest cycle. To check... turn the timer cam to harvest cycle. Water should come in quickly behind the curtain on the right side and the timer should advance three minutes to freeze portion of cycle and stop running. Water should spray and form ice for approximately 25min. Then the timer advances for 5 minutes into harvest cycle and it refills with water again.

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