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Frigidaire side by side does not make ice. Water works fine, but no ice being produced. Very small underformed cubes in the tray.

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Well ur problem is that it isnt producing enoug gas so u need an pysical assistant to help u.

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Ice cubes get caught in the slots, I have too break cube to get out of the slot. I think maybe my cubes are too small.


I think you are right. Keep in mind that ice will shrink below the volume of water that you put in each slot in the tray. Try overfilling the tray with water, so that you guarantee that the ice in each slot will connect on the top of the tray. You will find it much easier to bring the cubes out of the tray that way. Of course, if you will the slots with too much water, you will spill the water before you get the tray into the freezer.

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I have an Admiral Side by Side refrigerator. The ice maker is not working properly. This has been an on going problem. Sometime, it works just fine without any warning it just slows up and start making...


When your ice maker produces small or hollow cubes, it's a sign the unit isn't getting enough water. The cause could be a faulty thermostat or a bad water-inlet valve--problems you may want a professional to fix.
Or if you're lucky, you may just have a clog in the water-supply system.

See "HOW ICE MAKERS WORK " at link below

http://www.repairclinic.com/0088_1_3.asp#Level1_1

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My ice maker is making ice but very slowly. I have checked the water line to make sure water is flowing and that the line at the ice maker is not blocked in any way. Could it be a faulty selenoid switch?


for how long very slowly?in every 2 hour the water become ice but the ice produce in your ice maker is maximum of 15 pcs small cubes,its means depend on the tray if is big or small. if you use your ice in every 30minute or your family is using an ice by 1bottle its means the ice produce is not enougth for your family.and the tray becomes empty after you use at the same time. but if the unit is hard to make an ice or frozen your frezer side its the unit is have a problem but is not to easy to repair by if your self coz the part inside is hard to remove.

Dec 17, 2010 | Frigidaire Gallery Series GLHS269ZDB 36"...

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Ice maker only producing crushed ice, only I have it set on cube. I have taken the tray out twice and dried. Still only crushed. This is a Frigidaire Gallery Series fridge.


We had this problem and have visited several friends houses in our neighborhood who all have appliances of approximately the same age, 6 to 7 years old and found this to be quite common.

The solution to this specific problem was rather simple, and has proven effective on several different brands, to the relief of many befuddled husbands and frustrated wives and now happier children.

Though the mechanism is in a slightly different location on some models.


I removed the ice hopper and looked in the back of the freezer and found the steel drive prongs that power the feed screw inside the ice hopper.

An inch down and a few inches to the right of it I found the mechanism that actuated the arm to open the chute for cubes or keep it closed for crushed ice. (on the Frigidaire Gallery Series)

I held the interior light switch closed and had someone push the ice lever on the outside and observed the drive prongs turn, but the mechanism that actuated the arm to open the chute did not move.

Stuck my finger in there and pushed it upwards manually and after a brief moment of resistance it moved freely.

Re-tested the operation of the mechanism that actuated the arm to open the chute, and it now opened when the ice lever was depressed and set to cube, and stayed closed when it was set to crush.

With the money we saved on the service call, I took the family out for chinese food.

Mar 30, 2010 | Frigidaire Gallery Series GLHS269ZDB 36"...

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Our ice machine does not make full ice cubes. they are small and not complete, they are full of holes.


The icemaker requires a water pressure of 1.5 - 8.5kgf/cm2. It is acceptable if the water supply fills a cup of 180cc with water in 3 seconds. The icemaker produces small cubes if the water fed into it is not enough and lumped together if too much water is supplied. In order to obtain the desired size of ice cubes, the amount of water supplied to the ice maker needs to be adjusted. Adjust the valve supplying water to the icemaker or the unit in general in such a way that right amount of water fills the ice tray.

Nov 06, 2009 | Whirlpool 25.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side...

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Whirlpool ice dispenser not working, but water is


There are three common problems with icemakers:

There's no ice
Small or too few ice cubes
Specks in the cubes
Note: If your repair problem isn't listed, click here to email the RepairGuru. He will give you the help you need.


There's no ice If your ice maker has stopped producing ice completely, check these, in this order:

  • It may be turned off. Look for the wire along the right side of the ice maker that looks a bit like a coat hanger. If the wire is in the raised position, the ice maker is turned off. If so, try one of these:


    • If your ice maker has a small red plastic lever, lower it to lower the wire.


    • If there's no plastic lever, simply lower the wire.


    In either case, the ice maker should begin producing ice again. Also make sure that the temperature is 8 degrees Fahrenheit or lower. If the freezer is too warm, the ice maker won't cycle properly.

  • The ice maker fill tube may be blocked with ice. If so, melt the blockage using a hair dryer-but be careful to not melt any plastic parts! Also replace the water shut-off valve or water-inlet valve, or both, if necessary.


  • The ice maker head assembly may have broken parts. Look to see if the gears are broken. Check to see if the small plastic arms that rest against the ice rake are broken. If the ice maker head assembly is modular and you've found broken parts, you can just replace it.


Small or too few ice cubes If the ice maker is producing ice poorly--making small cubes or too few cubes--you probably have a clogged water line, a defective water-inlet valve, or a defective ice maker mold thermostat that isn't cycling properly. Check these:

  • The water line that's attached to the back of the refrigerator. Make sure you have good water flow. If the flow is poor, repair, clean, or replace the tubing or the shut-off valve that supplies the water.


  • The water-inlet valve. Replace it if it has failed.


  • Check the freezer temperature. If should be 8 degrees Fahrenheit or lower. If the freezer is too warm, the ice maker won't cycle properly.


  • The ice maker mold thermostat. Make sure that it's cycling properly.


Specks in the cubes If you find black or gray specks in your ice cubes, have a look at the ice cube tray. If the protective coating is peeling away, the most economical solution is to completely replace the ice maker.

Apr 01, 2009 | Whirlpool GS6NBEXR Side by Side...

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Ice maker will not work


There's no ice If your ice maker has stopped producing ice completely, check these, in this order:

  • It may be turned off. Look for the wire along the right side of the ice maker that looks a bit like a coat hanger. If the wire is in the raised position, the ice maker is turned off. If so, try one of these:


    • If your ice maker has a small red plastic lever, lower it to lower the wire.


    • If there's no plastic lever, simply lower the wire.


    In either case, the ice maker should begin producing ice again. Also make sure that the temperature is 8 degrees Fahrenheit or lower. If the freezer is too warm, the ice maker won't cycle properly.

  • The ice maker fill tube may be blocked with ice. If so, melt the blockage using a hair dryer-but be careful to not melt any plastic parts! Also replace the water shut-off valve or water-inlet valve, or both, if necessary.


  • The ice maker head assembly may have broken parts. Look to see if the gears are broken. Check to see if the small plastic arms that rest against the ice rake are broken. If the ice maker head assembly is modular and you've found broken parts, you can just replace it.


Small or too few ice cubes If the ice maker is producing ice poorly--making small cubes or too few cubes--you probably have a clogged water line, a defective water-inlet valve, or a defective ice maker mold thermostat that isn't cycling properly. Check these:

  • The water line that's attached to the back of the refrigerator. Make sure you have good water flow. If the flow is poor, repair, clean, or replace the tubing or the shut-off valve that supplies the water.


  • The water-inlet valve. Replace it if it has failed.


  • Check the freezer temperature. If should be 8 degrees Fahrenheit or lower. If the freezer is too warm, the ice maker won't cycle properly.


  • The ice maker mold thermostat. Make sure that it's cycling properly.


Specks in the cubes If you find black or gray specks in your ice cubes, have a look at the ice cube tray. If the protective coating is peeling away, the most economical solution is to completely replace the ice maker.

Apr 01, 2009 | Frigidaire Optional Icemaker Kit

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I have a Frigidaire refrigerator Model FRS6L9EFSS0


Hi

When an ice maker is producing ice poorly--when it produces just a few cubes or crushed ice , or when the cubes are too small--it's usually because of a clogged water line or a defective water inlet valve.

First, check the water line attached to the back of the refrigerator for good water flow. To do that, first turn off the water supply valve. Then remove the water line from the back of the refrigerator. Next, place the water line into a bucket and momentarily turn the water valve back on to test the flow. If the flow is poor, you need to repair, clean, or replace the tubing or the shut-off valve that supplies the water. If the flow is good, you may have to replace the water inlet valve.
Please revert for further assistance and Do rate the solution if found useful.

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Rylee

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Water to ice maker isn't filling tray.


what is the inside temperature in the freezer? it has to be below 17 degrees before the ice maker even try's to work

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Fridgidaire side by side Ice cube jam


You can adjust the size of the ice cubes . if the cudes are too small or to big . they can get jammed... the timing screw is under the head cover clockwise is smaller . turn it one turn at a time... hope it helps

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