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How to replace alumalastic in u-line icemaker

I've read that replacing a u-line icemaker unit requires removing alumalastic? What is alumalastic in a u-line icemaker? How do you remove it and is there any risk to damaging the unit when removing the alumalastic? Finally, how do you replace it? Where do you get it?

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Not all U-lines have alumalastic under their icemaker. What model do you have? Alumalastic will come with the icemaker with directions on how to put it on. It's a caulking material that is spread under the icemaker to cover the heater and sensor tube. If you remove your icemaker you should see it if it needs it.

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