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Ice dispenser will only give crushed ice; will not dispense cube ice ;I have looked at the auger and chute and nothing wrong there; when I chose cube, it dispenses crushed in both the crushed and cube choices

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Your selector solenoid is not working. Next to the auger motor there is a selector. You will see a plastic peice in a hole to the left of the auger.....Try to move it up and down. If it won't move it is more than likely frozen in one spot. Try to defrost it. If that does not work then replace the solenoid.

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Yep - There is a little arm located under the ice tray. When it is turned by the white solenoid lever located in the rack assembly behind the ice tray it opens to release cubed ice. If it gets stuck in the upward position then everything goes through the crusher. I removed the ice tray then jiggled the the white box/lever up and down on the rack assembly and it broke free. Now my dispenser is giving cubes again.

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Why are my ice cubes dispensing faster than my crushed ice. I changed the auger assembly and crush ice is still slow coming out of dispenser.


Hello Theresa;



My name is Peter. I am a retired field service refrigeration technician.



I have gone on many a service call in regards to this issue. People like their crushed ice.



The auger was not the problem. It is the nature of the beast.



Regular ice cubes have more density (Heavy) and exit through the door dispenser with no problem.



With crushed ice, shaved chips they are lite. When you dispense crushed ice the ambient room temperature (warm air) creates condensate and bines the crushed ice together. Fragments of the crushed ice block the dispenser flapper from closing all the way. The flapper remains a little bit open and ices up.



The manufacturers recommend after you run crushed ice that you run cubes through your dispenser to clear the crushed ice fragments.



Well, that solution is from engineers sitting in a office.



The solution is, from a old experienced field technician is: Reach up and wipe the flapper with a dry cloth. Look up and make sure the flapper is completely closed.



If you need a tech call me at 414-306-1362. Glen Burnie, Maryland, USA

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Your selector solenoid is bad. It is usually located behind the ice bin in a white box with the auger motor. Most of the time they are good still, but they get frozen. Try to defrost it.

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Check the following:
 Is the freezer door closed completely?
 Is the ice storage bin installed correctly?
 Is there ice in the storage bin?
 Has the ice frozen in the storage bin?
 Is ice stuck in the delivery chute?
 Has the wrong ice been added to the storage bin? Use only
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 Has the ice melted around the auger (metal spiral) in the
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Dump the ice cubes and clean the ice storage
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 Is the ice dispenser stalling while dispensing “crushed”
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Change the ice button from “crushed” to “cubed.” If
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 Has the dispenser arm been held in too long? Ice will stop
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