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I have a Samsung RS2530 side by side refrigerator. Once ice cubes are frozen they don't release into the holding bucket. Is it the sensor that is bad, the motor seems to work fine.

The ice maker had an issue of filling the ice bucket with water and freezing. We ordered a replacement ice cube tray and replaced it. I have used the reset button, the ice maker goes through the process of "emptying" the ice cubes, rotating back and refilling with water. The only way to get the cubes to drop into the holding bucket is to press the reset button. Do I need to replace the sensor, can I just replace the sensor part?

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there is a double valve at the back bottom lhs. check continuity of both valve coils but doubtfull this is the problem. the fault may be that the filling tube is frozen. try looking in this area

Posted on Jun 13, 2007

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SOURCE: LG ice maker only making two ice cubes at a time

Colenoid in the ice dispenser may be clogged or have a small amount of trash in it. Is there a filter on before the fridge (just after the ice maker shutoff)?

Posted on Mar 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Ice Maker will not release the frozen ice cubes from tray

The icemaker use an avaporator system with an heatinc coil and a fan to release cubes.

In your case either the heating coil or the fan in the icemaker must be replaced.

parts can be purchased from partselect.com.

Posted on May 31, 2009

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Refrigerator Model ED25PW Ice maker tray not filling with water

Just had this issue - after checking all line connections, I pulled the ice maker feed water line from the back of the unit and found the tube was blocked with ice. Melted the ice with some hot water, and all is good once more. I would check for this before getting into the solinoid.

Posted on Jan 25, 2010

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Hi i have installed my american fridge freezer DAEWOO FRSU20DC but the ice cube maker don't seem to be working. There is not even any water going in to the ice cube tray but there is water going to the water one. Hope someone can help thanks

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