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What can I do to fix cem256 ice machine that the refigeration light blinks twice ?

I have cleaned the ice been eyes, unplugged it let it set and tried it again, checked all the molex connections ( they where all nice and clean)and it still make one batch or what I thank one batch should be and it throws the code of the refrigeration red light blinks twice witch is (harvest cycle time limit reached ice not sensed ). What do I need to check or replaces SN 06021320015292 Thanks for your time and help I hope.

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SOURCE: The scotsmand machine make ice, but quantity of

Scotsman unit is the CME1856 water cooled
Average batch weight= 20lbs
cycle time 15-17 min
Production 1825-1695/24hrs.
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sensors not the issue unless there on all the time or not blinking as ice passes the infra red signal.
Remember this was a very hot summer and ice demand was high is it possible you have experianced increase volume?
Check controller for error codes and call 1-800-533-6006

Posted on Nov 29, 2010

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SOURCE: it says harvest time maxed

Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly.

Download this manual and read page 19 carefully.

I think you have a thermistor problem. But... there are several things that will cause the 8 minute max harvest time error. See the diagnostic lights chart on page 19.

Diagnostic Lights:

There are two RED diagnostic lights, one to indicate a water problem, and the other to indicate a refrigeration problem.

Both On all the time / Check for thermistor set unplugged or failed

Additionally see the troubleshooting chart on page 27 "Unit OFF for a harvest problem"

Also make sure to read page 15. The thermistor inputs are on connector #5 left side of the controller


Note: The machine may be reset and restarted by

pushing and releasing the Off push button switch,

and then pushing and releasing the freeze push
button switch.

Lastly after a RESET read the initial start up procedures on page 12 right side with regards to the harvest cycle steps 1 - 8.

Thanks for choosing FixYa,

Posted on Mar 10, 2011

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Download this manual. On pages 20&21 are cleaning instructions. Also install a water filter.

Posted on Jul 12, 2011

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SOURCE: machine goes to light flashes (refrigeration light) if I press off and then freeze..machine will come back on and make ice but will not dump

check dump valve

Posted on Apr 18, 2012

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SOURCE: cleaned ice machine because desale

make sure you press the clean button let run 10 min or so then press it again.if you dont press it the second time descale will not reset.

Posted on Apr 18, 2012

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