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I have a FRS26KW3A Frigidaire. Noise with Ice Maker

There is an ice build up when you remove the ice cube tray holder and an annoying noise. This noise does stop occassionally but the noise is there more than not.

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sorry you must replace the icemaker.

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Sounds like the water valve has a small leak and continuously drips water onto the icemaker.  Have the water valve checked and if necessary, replaced.

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could be that the ice maker arm is getting stuck or may have some frost on it. can you supply the complete model # please?

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SOURCE: fridgidaire refridgerator - adjust water level in ice maker

Hello....remove the from cover on the ice maker, and adjust the water flow screw inside. Turn the screw in the direction of the (-) negative side by half a turn to start. Adjust as needed. I hope this helps. ;)

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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.

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