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I replaced both silinoids and the ice maker. The ice maker will freeze water but not fill with water. My refridgeratoor is an a Amana

Posted on Mar 08, 2008

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SOURCE: My fridedaire side-by-side only gives crushed ice even when cube ice button is chosen

take the ice bucket out of the freezer
from the back of the ice bucket, there is a little metal bar that stickes out (back left bottom)
that little metal bar inserts into a hole with a spring loaded 'up/down' mechanism...this is stuck UP, and needs to be jiggled with your finger to spring down.
Once that mechanism inside the hole springs down, the ice maker will go back to producing whole ice cubes.

Posted on Nov 19, 2008

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I recently had trouble with both my water dispenser and my ice maker. I determined that my filter was clogged, so I replaced it. That fixed the water dispenser but the ice maker still wasn't working. I investigated further and found that the water inlet tube was frozen solid. Aparently, when the filter was clogged the water came in so slowly that it froze before it got to the icetray. I tried pouring hot water over the inlet tube to melt it and it mostly worked, but there was still some ice in the tube further back where I couldn't reach. Finally I defrosted the freezer so all the ice could melt and turned it back on and now it works great! Hope this might help.

Posted on Mar 31, 2009

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SOURCE: Ice maker only makes crushed ice, no cubes

I slid out the tray, found the lever in the back where the rod went in, pulled it down, reinserted the ice tray, and IT WORKED! At first I thought I broke the lever, because I had to hold it down with a knife while I was inserting the tray, but it just must have been stuck.
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There is an opening next to the auger that dispenses the ice. In there there is a lever that must move up and down. It actually seats the metal rod on the bottom of the ice maker and controls cube or crushed. Make sure the lever is down (cube position) when you return the basket to the freezer. I had to hold it down while I slid the rod into the opening. Cubes again.
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Posted on May 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Ice maker will not make ice, water dispenser is working

Here is a tip that I wrote about the reasons why ice makers do not work.

Ice Maker Problems and Ice Maker Troubleshooting



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Ice maker

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Go through this troubleshooting help links.


This is list of refrigerator problems, which is normally faced in refrigerator.
You can go through the details, by clicking the link below:---

Refrigerator is not cooling properly?
Both refrigerator and freezer not cooling properly in refrigerator?
The ice maker not working: ---

Compressor not running on refrigerator?
Water dispenser not working on refrigerator?


Ice maker stopped making ice?


Water Overflows in Ice maker and freezes inside?


How to replace Ice maker assembly?

other ice maker related issues and solutions:---


Ice maker dispensing ice with black or white plastic pieces in ice?

After replacing ice maker assembly, ice is not getting made?

Ice maker is leaking water and causing the ice to freeze?

Ice maker is noisy and not making ice?

Refrigerator ice maker stopped making ice?

Ice maker leaks water into ice bin causing a glob of ice?

Amana Refrigerator leaking water from ice maker?

Ice maker leaking?

Ice maker is dumping the ice cubes out before frozen solid.

Water overflowing ice maker?

Ice cube is getting stuck up hard in ice maker

Icemaker quit working?

Quit making ice

Water leaking into ice tray, frozen glob of ice

Not making ice, and water leaking in freezer?

The ice maker stopped making ice?

Ice maker not making ice?

Ice maker quit working?

Ice maker dispensing black pieces of plastic in the ice?

Replaced Ice maker but its still not making ice?

Ice maker leaked creating an ice block?

Ice tray leaked?

Ice maker stopped functioning?

Ice maker stop working?

Ice maker failed

Old ice maker stopped working?

Old ice maker started leaking?

Ice maker not working?

Ice maker overfills and cause water to flow into ice dispenser and freezes?

Ice maker didn't make ice?

Ice maker was leaking?

Ice maker was leaking after it filled up with water?

These will help.


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Kenmore Elite Trio 795.77563600 Ice Maker Not Working

Try putting ice inside instead. if the machine gives you water then it's converting in reverse order.& still working. put the machine upright & youi'll get ice...

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Ice Maker stopped making ice - the unit is only 4 months old

Lets try this because I need the model nuber first befor giving the complete solution. Pour water into Ice maker tray turn on and let freeze. If Ice drops into ice bin and water does not come on the the dual water cotrol valve. If ice maker does nothing it wil be you ice maker or the grees F. See around door for model number, Thanks Sea Breeze

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My ice maker stop working

Knowing how an ice maker works can greatly increase your ability to diagnose and repair it. Just like vehicles, ice makers all may look different but they all work on the same princible. A thermostat starts the ball rolling, turning on a motor and a heater to loosen the ice, as the ice dumps a trigger fires up the water valve and refills it. The whole thing comes to a halt and waits till the thermostat gets satisfied once again.
So what can go wrong? The ice maker will give a clue. If their is ice in the ice maker but none in the bucket that is an ice maker failure. If the ice mold is empty and no ice in the bucket then the water valve is bad.
One thing you can do is get a bottle of water and fill the mold. If it kicks out a batch but no more, water valve replacement needed. If it don't then ice maker problem. If you have shelling or fouled cubes, look for dirty coils below the ice box that make for faulty cooling. Ice forms at 32f but ice mold tstats don't kick in the afterburners till 25f. I have some more detailed tips with videos and manuals: HERE

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Ice maker works but will only give crushed ice on the cube settin

little arm on side of ice bucket controls that..check it and the solenoid at back for freezer that trips it.

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Ice maker not making ice

a few things, was the ice maker working before repair?? generally the ice maker need to "cool" before making ice, usually give 24 hrs to start producing ice. next perhaps the tech shut off water supply never turned back on??? bottom freezer, perhaps he had to remove the ice maker to remove the back wall of freezer and never reconnected wire harness to the back wall.

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Kenmore Ice Maker

I just noticed you had posted a question to me. Apparently the FixYa notification thing is not working to notify me. I figure you have already gotten the ice maker working by now but if you have not I am happy to help.
Most likely cause of your problem is the ice maker motor MODULE probably is bad. If you remove the white cover and find the white driven gear is not flatly snug against the module face or if you remove the module and find any burned contacts it is bad. If you find burned contacts you probably will have to replace the whole ice maker. While you have the ice maker out of the refrigerator be sure to check the condition of the coating on the ice maker mold. If it is peeling you will want to replaced the complete ice maker.
I really hope this has been of some help to you.

Mar 12, 2008 | Refrigerators

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Ice maker not making ice

Chances are it will be best to replace the ice maker but give me your complete model # from the sticker inside the fridge.  Also, make sure the fill tube to the ice maker isn't frozen up.  There should be a 3 digit # in front of the 52554100.

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Ice maker not working

have you felt water in the ice maker or ice cubes thats the only way you know for sure.. just cause water in doors works doesnt mean icemaker getting water.. got different valves giving water to different places Is your freezer temp. right.. has to be right temp for icemaker to work.. check back wall in freezer make sure no frost buildup and if fan working

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