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Samsung RF267AARS I bought this unit more than a year ago. It was making too much ice to the point where the ice cube got stuck, and melted at the top of the bucket. In the zeal of removing the ice bucket, I broke off a piece of plastic that look like a giant comb. After that I notice bits of plastic in the ice cube for about a couple of days, and then it disappear. The ice production slowed down after that, but still was reasonable (we don't use that much). Now that the summer hits us hard, there is not enough ice (it makes maybe 15 - 20 cubes in a week on a good occasion). I push the reset button several times now, and it makes less and less with each try (still no better than 10 cubes in the beginning). There is a lever that look like an L, and I read that if it touches the ice bucket, it signals the bucket is full, and therefore will stop making ice (why this didn't work before I broke it is beyond me). I jiggle the lever slightly with varying degree of success. Last week, there was one occasion where this lever got 'stuck' at 45 degree from vertical, and ice production was good (15 - 20 cubes for a day), but then it reset to the original position. I found a post here with instruction to disassemble the unit. Before I order one, is there anything I need to know before I attempt it (sequences of reset or activation to let the unit know the ice maker has been replaced or changed/unplugged)? Is the plastic 'comb' piece replaceable rather than the whole unit? The other question is what should I order (the ice maker kit DA97-05422A or just the ice maker Da97-05554A)? Thanx.

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You may have a problem with the computer control board in the ice maker.  Try this.  Turn off the icemaker for about 2 minutes.  
Turn on the ice maker and press the clear button.  Press and hold this button for 12 seconds to get it to force extract.  This will confirm that the motors will work and push the ice cubes out.  Afterwards, let it run by itself.  If it still doesn't make ice, you will need to replace the icemaker.

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You may have a broken icemaker and needs to be replaced.  The internal parts are solid state electronics and they can break.

Posted on Sep 30, 2008

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SOURCE: We own a RF267AARS/XXA refrigerator.

You'll have to read my in depth review on Epinions.com for answers. Sounds like you bought the updated version that over corrects the "too much" ice which jams the mechanism to where it breaks the unit. This is my second friggen Samsung as my 1st 4 door quatro was replaced under their lemon law. Spending $2500 I thought I was buying quaility, instead I bought greif. I'm still working with Best Buy to get Samsung to fix the icemaker with it's current problem which sounds like yours. Go to the Epinions website and look me up, my username is "walkerpkw" My review was posted last year. Read both my horrifying Samsung reviews. Something is very wrong with their engineering department. You'll find my email address on my profile page. I'd be happy to inform you if the get this fixed. I'm told it's the fridges computer board and they're redisigning another?

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SOURCE: Ice Maker quit making ice cubes

Look on the bottom of the rectangular motor housing for the ice maker. This is the white box that holds the front end of the ice tray. In the past, this was normally a small patch of black 'runner' that covered the switch and helped kkep moisture out.

If you cannot locate it by feel, try using a small mirror and a flashlight to help you locate it.

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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