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Icemaker GE ZISB36DY Side-by-Side. I know there is a way to adjust the size of the ice cubes, but don't know how to do it.

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Some models have a adjustment, what you need to do is open the freezer and look at the ice maker some times there is a knob or lever that you twist or slide to make the adjustment, but some you have to take the cover off so you can see the ice tray when looking at it you should have an adjustment lever it might be in the center of the tray it will move the metal fins closer or farther apart just adjust them closer together for smaller ice. if your model has no adjustment then all you can do is select the electronic setting for crushed or cube.

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