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Used to make several batches of ice a day, now 1-2 a week.

We have tried to have the control board on the ice maker itself replace that did not fit. I also changed the valve assembly. Still not fixed. Would it be in the board that is behind the buttons on the door? Looks like ther are two boards there, one power, and the other control. Since the water and ice dispenser seems to work fine and there are lights on the buttons, it sounds more like a control problem. How much does this board have to do with the ice maker?

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  • kwillbanks Sep 14, 2009

    I just last week got the ice maker back and reinstalled it again. The repair guy says it has worked in both other freezers he has tried it in. Right now it seems to be making full cubes just not at the rate it used to. I now get 1 batch every 4 hrs, it used to make one in just about a hour. We never ran out of ice before, now it happens often.

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If your refrig has the icebucket on the door and the icemaker on the roof of the fridge then you have two eyes on each side of the freezer....they are bad. If not then the icemaker module is bad. If you have a regular icemaker that hangs from the left side of the freezer then the module is bad. Also......Is your freezer still working good? Icemakers will not work if the temp is not low enough. Are you sure the icemaker is cycling but not making the full number of cubes? Low water pressure will force the icemaker to make only a few cubes at a time

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