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I am replacing the "ice enclosure" that the ice bin sets on, but am having trouble removing the "fingers" which turn the cube mover, on the motor so I can put it thru the new part. It appears to just thread on, but I was reluctant to force or damage the shaft. Any advice?

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It is threaded but it's reverse thread give it a solid whack in the clockwise direction and it will usually break loose. 

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follow this test. and fix it. use the multimeter.God bless you

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In looking up this partial model # KSRS25, it shows you have
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Are you sure you have the ice bin properly in place?

Ice bin must be locked in place for proper ice dispensing. If necessary, turn auger driver behind ice bin counterclockwise to properly align ice bin with auger driver.


• Press the switch ON to activate ice maker. Slide bin into guide rails located on either side of the enclosure. Push the ice bin in until resistance is felt. Raise the front slightly and push the ice bin completely in. An audible "click" is heard when the ice bin is located correctly.


• After freezer section reaches between 0° to 2° F (-18° to -17° C), ice maker fills with water and begins operating. You will have a complete harvest of ice

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• Allow approximately 3 to 6 hours after installation to receive first harvest of ice.

• Discard ice created within the first 12 hours of operation to verify system is flushed of impurities.

• Stop ice production by pressing the ON/OFF switch located on the front of the ice maker.

• The first one or two batches will probably contain undersized and irregular cubes because of air in the supply line.

• When the ice cubes are ejected it is normal for several cubes to be joined together at the ends. They can easily be broken apart. The ice maker will

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