Question about Samsung Refrigerators

1 Answer

How do I remove the ice maker from a Samsung model RF28HFEDT5R - normally I just lift slightly and remove but it stuck, probably ice restricting removal.

No access so assume I need to melt the frozen ice. Do I need to thaw the entire fridge or can I use a blow dryer to apply heat to the ice maker?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

  • Contributor
  • 3 Answers

A blow dryer will work fine. but place a large towel so that it will absorb the runoff, but also to shield rest of the frozen food from being exposed to hot air. That may require two towels.

Posted on May 17, 2017

5 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

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

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 848 Answers

SOURCE: freezer foods thawed, still cold

thermostat problem exists in your freezer so replace it

Posted on Jun 19, 2008

Sea Breeze
  • 4654 Answers

SOURCE: I believe water flow valve to ice maker is frozen

It is going to be difficult for me to give exact directions to the fill tube but you can rely on a few photos and advice that may be better. When the fill tube begins to freeze over to the ice maker it is a sign that your water control valve for that side the ice maker side of the valve is leaking even when off it is slowly allowing water to seep into the tube between cycles of ice production. Defrosting the tube will be a good temporary fix but we need to look also at the source of the problem. I will return in a few moments with some photos. One is of a Amana model that has a split tube type. I don't think yours is the same. But it's a good view from the top and rear of the back of the freezer and back end of the ice maker. Sometimes this problem is cause by water pressure below 20PSI. Rare but possible. But most likely the weeping or seeping water control valve for your ice maker.

Posted on Sep 13, 2009

  • 1891 Answers

SOURCE: ice maker is frozen has

use a hair dryer and a towel under it . this is easer than removng the ice mker . then ck the ice cubes for size as they should not be getting stuck . mm

Posted on Oct 11, 2010

  • 127 Answers

SOURCE: The ice maker water tube

No you

Posted on May 31, 2011

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Not making ice after a power outage.


ICE MAKER not making ice:

Inspect Water fill tube, Inspect the ice maker mold to see if there are ice cubes present. If there are no cubes or very small cubes, then you should look for issues with the water fill system. Inspect the fill tube and the fill cup area at the back of the ice maker to make sure that they are not frozen. If there is an ice buildup in that area, confirm no foreign objects have disrupted the flow of water into the fill cup. If nothing obvious has caused the ice buildup then suspect the inlet valve, tubing or low water pressure. Inspect the outlet tubing from the fill valve to the ice maker fill tube for any signs of restrictions and replace if necessary.

WATER INLET VALVE:

Check the water inlet valve for any restrictions. You will need to shut off the valve from the household water supply before you disconnect the inlet tubing. Some water inlet valves may have a screen to filter debris before it can enter the valve. If the screen is plugged, water flow will be restricted and the result will be small or layered ice cubes. Remove and clean the screen or replace the valve. If dirt has gotten into the valve it may not shut off completely and will continuously drip water into the ice maker fill tube and will eventually freeze up. Low household water pressure or a restriction at the manual shut off valve will also cause the water inlet valve to not shut off completely and create this same condition. Self piercing saddle valves are the most common shut off valve to cause this problem as the hole that is pierced in the water line is often too small and will more easily become restricted.

The water inlet valve is operated by line voltage supplied through the ice maker control. Power is applied for approximately 7-9 seconds during the harvest cycle and energizes the solenoid on the valve to allow water to flow.
You can check the solenoid for continuity with a multi-meter. On models with multiple solenoid inlet valves, you will need to determine which portion or portions of the valve are used for the ice maker. You can normally follow the inlet tubing from the ice maker back to the valve. Unplug the refrigerator and turn off the water supply to the valve before working with this part.

(HOW TO TEST INLET VALVE: Inspect the filter screen where the supply line connects. Remove any debris or deposits that may have built up using a toothbrush or warm running water. If you cannot clear theclog, it will be necessary to replace the valve (the filter is not removable on most inlet valves). Test thewaterinletvalve for continuity using a multImeter. First, inspect the coil for an indication of it's ohm rating. If no information is printed on the coil, then use the range of 170 to 500 ohms. Set the multitester to the ohms setting X100 (if available, otherwise use the nearest ohm setting). Place a probe on each terminal. The multitester should display a reading that matches the coil's rating or if you don't know the rating then it should fall into the range of 170 to 500 ohms. If the water inlet valve does not pass this test, it should be replaced. If the inlet valve has two coils, test the second coil in the same way (note that they may not have the same ohm rating). The valve can also fail mechanically. So even if it passes the electrical test, it may still require replacement. If you have ruled out all other possibilities, go ahead and replace the valve.

Check the tap valve.A bad tap valve-the little device that connects the ice maker's water supply tube to the water pipe-may cause the problem where the ice maker's supply tube connects to the water pipe. If necessary, replace the inlet valve and the tap valve. For the tap valve, use the type that requires you to drill a 1/4-inch hole (as opposed to the "self-piercing" type). You can buy anice maker connection kitand do this yourself, or call a repair person or plumber to install an inline water filter when replacing the valve.

Lastly the ICE MAKER ASSEMBLY:

If there are no ice buildup issues or suspected problems with the water supply, then you may have a problem with the ice maker control. The most common type of ice maker used in modern refrigerators is the heat release ice maker. The ice maker uses heat to release the ice cubes.

If the water's route is blocked or the solenoid doesn't work-or if the bail wire is lifted-the ice maker won't make ice. (Also note that your home's water pressure may not be strong enough to serve an ice maker.)
If you have a heat release or modular ice maker it will have a removable cover at the front. Behind the cover is a series of electrical test points that can be used to diagnose the ice maker. The unit can be manually operated by inserting an insulated jumper wire into test points "T" and "H" to initiate a "test harvest". On other ice makers jumper at points N & M (neutral to Motor) The jumper should be insulated 14 gauge solid wire that has the insulation stripped back about 3/4 of an inch on both ends, and bent into a "U" shape. When inserted into the test points for 5 to 10 seconds, the motor should start and the cycle will continue on its own. You may have to manually close the freezer door switch for this to operate.

This test will simulate a real harvest cycle and will operate the ejector blades, shut off arm and the fill valve in the proper sequence, and will allow you to do a proper diagnosis. This is a live voltage test and should only be performed by a qualified person. If the motor does not start, you can verify that you have power to the ice maker at test points "L" and "N". If the ice maker is getting power and does not perform a cycle, then the module will need to be replaced

On component mode ice makers the testing is done differently.
Testing a thermostat in a component ice maker:
The thermostat is located near the bottom ofthe support box. The thermostat is connected by two or three wires.Label the wire placement before disconnecting them. Remove thethermostat by loosening the clamp, by pushing back the retainerclips, or by removing the retaining screws.
Test the thermostat forcontinuityusing amultitesterset to the ohms setting X1. Start by testing the thermostat whenit has come up to room temperature (about 20 minutes after removing it from the freezer).
If the thermostat has two wires touch one probe to each wire. You should get a reading of infinity.Chill the thermostat in the freezer for about twenty minutes andretest. This time you should get a reading of zero (continuity).
If the thermostat has three wires, number them 1, 2 and 3. Test combinations 1 & 2, 1 & 3and 2 & 3 and write down the results. Two of the combinations should yield a reading of infinity and one should yield a readingof zero. Now chill the thermostat in the freezer for about twenty minutes and retest. The combination that had a zero reading before, should now have a reading of infinity. One of the two other combinations should now yield a zero reading.If the thermostat fails this test, it should be replaced.
Testing a modular ice maker 'sthermostatcan be tested and replaced individually.
Test the thermostat forcontinuityusing amultitesterset to the ohms setting X1. Start by testing the thermostat when it is cold (10 degrees). Insert one probe into the hole labeled "T" and the other probe into the hole labeled "H". The meter should indicate zero resistance (continuity). After the ice maker has warmed up, repeat the test and this time the meter should indicate infiinity (no continuity).If the thermostat does not pass both tests, it should be replaced.








Apr 08, 2015 | Samsung RF4287HARS French Door...

1 Answer

Ice maker drawer stuck in samsung refrigerator


Thaw the freezer section out and while the unit is off lift the pan from the bottom rear slightly and slide it toward you. be careful because the pan will probably be full of ice and water and it will give you a cold shower if you pulled it hard.

Jul 12, 2014 | Samsung RS2534 Side by Side Refrigerator

1 Answer

SAMSUNG MODEL RS2533SW/CUR ICEMAKER MAKING ICE BUT NOT DUMPING


This sometimes happens with my KitchenAid ice maker.
Usually there is a piece of ice stuck on the side where the sensor is that causes the ice to drop. I usually carefully chip away at any ice that is stuck. Once the stuck ice is removed, the ice maker works fine.

Sep 18, 2012 | Samsung RS2530BWP (25 cu ft) Side by Side...

2 Answers

I had a plastic bag get stuck in my ice make. I cut away as much as i could but cannot get the ziploc part of the plastic bag out. can you help me? thanks so much


Probably easiest to remove the ice maker to get it out or let it thaw out if that's the problem.

The ice maker hangs on the wall with three screws. two at the top and one at the bottom. Just loosen these screws and the ice maker will lift off the bracket and you can then reach the wiring harness to unplug it.

Jul 22, 2011 | Frigidaire FRT22TSE

1 Answer

Ice cube stuck in the ice maker of a RCA Model GD5RHAXNQ00. How can I remove the icemaker?


The ice maker hangs on the wall with three screws. two at the top and one at the bottom. Just loosen these screws and the ice maker will lift off the bracket and you can then reach the wiring harness to unplug it. Here's a DIAGRAM.

Jan 20, 2011 | Whirlpool 25.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side...

1 Answer

We have a KitchenAid side by side Refrigerator Model KSRG22FKWH15 with style 2 ice maker. Have water but ice not being made. Have checked all normal reasons for not making ice. How do I remove ice maker...


try this:

1. Remove the bucket from the door to get some room.

2. Put a piece of tape on the sensor flapper to hold it down so you won't damage it while removing the ice maker.

3. Remove the ice maker service cover door by spreading the two hinge fingers apart away from the center and the door should lift out of the slot.

4. Remove the screw in the right rear bottom side of the ice maker.

5. After removing the screw that cover should lift up from the rear and just work it out from the rear and you see the electrical harness.

6. On the left track the should be a tab toward the bottom which you need to push up.

7. Push up tab and start working the ice maker towards you pulling it out of the track.

8. Careful with the electrical harness in the back as you're pulling out.

9. Disconnect the electrical plug by lifting the clip on the plug.

10. Remove the side cover on the side module by pulling off.

11. Remove the bottom shield by removing the 3 screws on the bottom.

12. To install reverse the order as it came out.

Apr 02, 2010 | KitchenAid (KSRD22FKST) Side by Side...

1 Answer

Replaced water valve to ice maker -used jumper method on the ice maker to test - worked once then not again. checked the voltage coming in and it was 33 volts the ice maker also won't cycle with the jumper...


You need to replace the icemaker . Pt # 2198597 . When you open the freezer door . the laser flash 2 times , then pause , then 2 more times continually (normal) ? If the laser does not light at all , then icemaker is in the harvest mode ( may be stuck , replace icemaker ) . If in harvest mode , even slightly , jumper will not work .

Aug 29, 2009 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Ice maker bin indicator arm is stuck in the bin is full position


You should be able to move it gently to the lower position.  If it doesn't want to move don't force it.  Try shutting the ice maker off in case the arm is frozen in the up position.  After the ice maker defrosts a bit try again to move the arm gently.

May 29, 2009 | Samsung RF265AA Bottom Freezer French Door...

1 Answer

LG Refrig ice maker on model LSC27950 overflow bar i think is stuck in one position because it made to much ice and jammed it up. now no ice is being produced


you lift the bar up to shut the ice maker off . or the ice fills and shuts the ice maker off . simply push the bar back down to star the ice maker in operating again
please rate solution thanks

Oct 19, 2008 | Refrigerators

11 Answers

Samsung Icemaker Problem


I also had the ice tray stuck in the dump position. I unplugged it waited 5 minutes and pluged it back in. And the Ice tray moved back into the correct fill position, and the arm did drop down, But now it has not filled with any water. So now what should I try?

Feb 20, 2007 | Samsung RS2534 Side by Side Refrigerator

Not finding what you are looking for?
Refrigerators Logo

Related Topics:

43 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Samsung Refrigerators Experts

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4654 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

Paul

Level 2 Expert

380 Answers

Are you a Samsung Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...