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Noisy Ice Maker

Ice makers making grinding noise. This happens every month. What we do is unplug the fridge remove all the food in the freezer then use a blow dryer to thaw the ice build up (fan?)This is very annoying and I would like to find a permament solution. Ibought Frigidaire Professional because I thought I was getting a quality product. I guess I was wrong. Any help I can get would be appreciated.

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Sounds like a defrost problem. Check to see if there is any frost buildup in the back wall of the freezer. If so, it is not defrosting as it should.

  • possible causes:
  1. bad defrost timer
  2. bad defrost heater (in freezer)
  3. bad thermo switch in freezer
If you don’t know what these are then unplug the machine and let the ice melt in the freezer overnight with the door open. Then try it the next day, if is cooling fine then you need to have a service person replace one of the above items.
  • if you already checked this and think it is a different problem then let me know, i will help you figure it out. 
Mike  

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Water leaking from freezer door and ice maker not gettin water

Check the fill tube for the ice maker and make sure it is in the correct place. This sounds like the fill tube has been moved and is running water into the freezer instead of the ice maker. Let me know what you find. I am here to help you.

Posted on Nov 12, 2008

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SOURCE: My Frigidaire refrigerator (FRS20WNF)does not make ice anymore.

did you check your copper line in the back

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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SOURCE: ice maker only makes crushed ice

on the bottom of the bin there is a metal rod, this goes into the back wall where the solenoid is. find the square hole it goes into, pull down the white plastic piece with your index finger. you should here a clunk. now put the bin back and check to see if ok. if not you may need to replace the solenoid assy.

Posted on May 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Not making ice

the icemaker is not making ice,In the bottom of refridegerator you can see some coils and they are iced over bad.

Posted on Jun 04, 2009

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