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Or frege is not getting cold like it should and freezer is not getting ice cold the ice maker takes one day to fall to the bucket ice gets malted when we put it in it takes a coulpe of hours before its starts malting and stays like that all the time

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    Mike Smith May 11, 2010

    Returning with the complete model number , will help also .

  • Mike Smith
    Mike Smith May 11, 2010

    Check the coils under refrig for dust , lint , pet hair , etc , and clean if necessary , as this will cause slow ice production , along with warmer freezer and refrig temps . Also , check to see if the back panel inside the freezer , has frost built up on it , which would indicate a defrost problem . For this , reply back to fixya , and myself or another expert will be glad to help you . This also , would cause slow ice production and warmer temps .

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Check to see if fan inside freezer is running.
is the evap coil in freezer froze up ?
if fan is running and coil is froze up u need a defrost timer.

Posted on Sep 24, 2009

  • jason king
    jason king Sep 24, 2009

    also check the heating element for proper Resistance.

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