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When i place my cup into the ice dispenser it won't shut off. just keeps spitting out ice for minutes.

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Sounds like the actuator switch has moisture in it .
1 ) remove the top hinge cover from the freezer door and disconnect the plug there . This removes power to the door .
2 ) Use a small screwdriver under the dispensor control panel , and
pry outward , to remove the panel .
3) Disconnect the 3 plugs to the panel .
4) Remove the 4 screws holding the white dispensor cover on , and
remove the cover .
5) Push in on the cover arm , and you will see the switch which is
activated by the arm . Replace this switch .
6) With this cover off , look in the dispensor area , and make sure the
door flap snaps closed completely . If not , then this is where the
moisture is comming from , and the solenoid at the top right , is
probably rusted , and needs to be replaced .
re-installation is in reverse .

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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Cuisinart ICAPP-4 – Iced Cappucino and Hot Espresso Maker – A Wiki Manual
By Tha Mp3 Doctor (who also loves Cuisinart)

Since I am not well-versed in the copyright laws regarding reprinting copies of standard user’s manuals online, I am writing this Wiki Manual for the ICAPP-4. My unit is 12 years old (in 2009) and continues to run strong through two different owners.
General Directions for Making Iced Cappuccinos
- Place carafe on top of drip/tray grate with handle touching right front of ICAPP – the ice fill lines should be visible when looking at front of unit
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I have no manual and I want to make ice cubes and be able to drink filtered water. I do not get any ice cubes when I switch the button on in the left rear. I am not getting water. I have removed, to...


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- Put espresso collector back in place with two plastic teeth facing front of machine
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I can answer just about any question you have on the unit - I wasn't able to find the manual online, but I would be more than happy to scan and e-mail you my copy of the original manual. In the meantime, here is my basic Wiki Manual:
Since I am not well-versed in the copyright laws regarding reprinting copies of standard user’s manuals online, I am writing this Wiki Manual for the ICAPP-4. My unit is 12 years old (in 2009) and continues to run strong through two different owners.
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- Turn “milk knob” to OPEN position, and open lid of ICAPP
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- Put espresso collector back in place with two plastic teeth facing front of machine
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- Fill water reservoir with either 1,2 or 4 fill line cups – do not overfill to avoid damaging the electronics
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- Fill milk reservoir with 3 oz of milk per cup of iced cappuccino that you plan to make – there is a fill line that measures off 2 cups or 4 cups
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