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Manitowoc Self contained watercolled ice maker Model QD0603W

Machine makes ice only at the 2/3 of the evaporator from bottom to top.
I feel the top part of the evaporator pipe from the side is not as cold as the bottom. When is shut down from circuit breaker for a few minutes it works for an hour or so then the same. Technician said pressures are okay.
This happens after harvesting seems a hot gas still going in the evaporator at the top, how is this possible.

Any help appreciated before having to buy a new machine.

Thanks Philip

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Hot gas valve needs to be seated to make sure it doesnt leak thru. At times the valve will close but it doesnt seal so it bleeds thru. You will need a hotgas valve replaced.

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AFTER RESET IT WORKS ABOUT AN HOUR THEN STOPS
WHEN I OPEN THE COVER I SEE HARVEST RED LIGHT IS BLINKING
SOMETIMES I REALIZED WITHOUT DROPING THE ICE I STARTS ALL OVER AGAIN THAN I GET VERY THICK ICE

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