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Icemaker stopped giving ice

Hi, My Fridge stopped giving ice although the arm is at "O" position. It happened before and a technician fix it using warm water to melt the ice accumulated in the ice maker, at dried it with a hair dryer. He told me that to fix this problem is very easy, However, the only problem I have now is how to open the icemake withouth damaging it. Thanks for your help, Giap Nguyen

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Hi, I did purchase and install the ice maker carefully. It cost me 156AUD but after a night's waiting, no ice at all. I guess because the water filling into the cup malfunctions. Please help. Thank you. Giap

Posted on Feb 27, 2008

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Re: Icemaker stopped giving ice

The best way to fix this is to replace the ice maker ($50-$95 Bucks).. Unless you have a really fancy set up where the "ice bucket" is located in the door of the freezer.(if so get back with me and I will advise futher... Goodluck!

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