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ICEMAKER,, WILL NOT WORK, WILL NOT FILL UP THE ICE CONTAINER

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SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Ice Maker

Charles, these models have a habit of the inlet tube freezing over. Make sure the black tube feeding the trough is clear. You may want to disconnect it from the back and see if you can blow through it. I use hot water in a baster to clear them all the time. Another thing is to check the optics. When opening the freezer door the red optic light on the right should flash 2x with a pause repeatedly. When you close the left hand emitter flapper the light should stay on. If it does this your optics are good. Because of these optics the new ice-maker has to be jumped started into a cycle. Once started you can monitor the fill. Catriver..post back.

Posted on Aug 09, 2006

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SOURCE: whirlpool fridge model WF-NL300 ice

Turn ice maker off for 24 hours to thaw out any additional frozen lines.
Make sure that you do have water from source to unit. Water valve grit screen may be clogged with debrie or water valve is bad.

Posted on Feb 29, 2008

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SOURCE: KSRA25IL ice cube tray won't fill

The fill tube is probably frozen. Its in the roof of the freezer. turn off the freezer and heat the roof of the freezer with a hair dryer, being careful not to get it too hot,and it should thaw and work again. If you can put the food elsewhere for a day, just turning it off with the door open should work also.

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Ice maker won't dump

REMOVE THE FRONT PANEL FROM THE ICE MAKER,SEE IF YOU SEE ANY BROKEN GEARS,ALSO THERE IS A HEATER THAT HEATS UP BEFORE THE DUMP CYCLE TO LET THE ICE DROP OUT,THE BEST TO DO IS REPLACE THE ICEMAKER IF TYOU DON'T FIND ANYTHING,YOUR LOCAL APPLIANCE PARTS STORE SHOULD HAVE ONE FOR AROUND $50,EASY TO INSTALL-MIKE

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

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SOURCE: My icemaker is not working. Water not filling tray

Probably the valve that feeds water to the ice maker leaks and this water freezes up at the filling tube to the ice maker and the water doesn't go through, but if the filling tube is not frozen and the ice maker doesn't call for water the problem is in the ice maker inside board ,if so you should replace the ice maker.

Posted on Jul 14, 2009

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As long as the ice trays are filling with water, it's not actually the function of the ice maker to make ice. Ice simply forms because the freezer compartment is cold.

The icemaker's function is to sense when ice is formed in the trays and to dump the ice into its container.

This requires the use of a thermostat to sense the water/ice temperture and 'tell' the icemaker when it's time to dump the ice.

During the dump cycle, a heater briefly comes on as the arm swings through the ice cube compartments to assist in loosening the ice cubes and make them easy to dump.

If the icemaker is filling with water but you get no ice, I suspect that either the control circuit (thermostat, relays, and wiring) is not 'telling' the heater to come on, or the heater is burned out.

Some units also have a timer circuit such that both the timer contacts and the thermostat contacts must be close in order to initiate a dump cycle (i.e., it must be time to dump and the water in the cubicles must be frozen).

A skilled homeowner could make these repairs, but if you don't feel comfortable taking your icemaker apart and testing the components, I advise leaving the job to a qualified repairman.

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