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Ice maker won't work

I just bought a used Samsung side by side Refrigerator. The ice maker will not make ice. I checked the water supply and water is going to the maker but ice tray will not fill up with water. The arm is in the unlock position. Any ideas on what the problem could be?

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  • sally Jun 30, 2009

    We fixed the ice maker! It has a reset button under the ice maker. It looks like black rubber. It must need reset after being unplugged. Now we get ice!

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Check your wiring to the timer motor. UNPLUG IT
Take off the cover look for any loose wiring. If all the wiring is in place you may have a bad timer motor.

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

  • John Fourteen Six Jul 01, 2009

    Well thats a new one on me. I will file that away for future needs. I am glad it's working, it's too not to be with out ice.

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Temp needs to be down to 0 or below for ice maker to activate. once that happend arms that push ice out will go around and made switch in end of ice maker that turns on water selenoid valve that adds water. this could also be electronic switch. main thing is its cold enough to activate. If it don't work then Ice maker may be bad or no power getting to it. turn freezer as cold as you can may mean setting refrig side warmer. If it has coil under refrig clean it out. Air around frig should be 68 - 75 degrees if poss.

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