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Re: Uline icemaker on boat needs service..
Do you mean frosting up? If so then check the seal around the door. Check to see if the control is set too cold. You may need to make it warmer.it should be between 10 - 15 degrees in the bucket. It could be too cold or it could be too warm.
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It might be a dirty or damaged ice tray. When in the harvest mode the hot gas will be directed through the tray untill the cubes fall tripping the reset to start the freezing cycle again. If the cubes are sticking because of rust or scale buildup the cubes get "overmelted" causing the "wet cubes".CAREFULLY clean the ice tray . Use vinegar or ice machine cleaner do not use any cleaning pads steel wool or sand paper as this will ruin ice tray. Also make sure icemaker is level both ways. Hope this helps.
follow this test. and fix it. use the multimeter.God bless you
If the ice cubes have watery or hollow centers, the icemaker is
getting too little water. Alternately, excess water or ice in the bin is
caused by too much water. Turn the water supply screw to adjust. If
adjustment does not remedy the problem, you may need to service the
water inlet valve (see below).
If you suspect trouble with the motor or switcy in an icemaker, use a multimeter to test the component.
If the motor or switches test faulty, replace either the bad components
or the entire module. If not, you may only need to replace the
thermostat (see below)
There is a few things that you will need to check to isolate the problem. this first thing is locate the fill tube where the water comes into the ice maker. What you are looking for is any ice frozen inside causeing an overspray of sorts. If that checks good, then the next thing is look at the icemaker itself. Look at where the water goes to and freezes. Is it completely full of frozen water? if so then the water valve is sending too much water either because the ice maker called for it or the valve stuck and didn't close when it was supposed to. If its not full, look at the bottom of the ice maker, checking if there are any cracks allowing water to fall into the bin. My personal opinion though would be to change the ice maker and the water valve because of the age of the machine. the bad part is the actual icemaker for that model has been discontinued but I believe you can use a whirlpool style that matches, comes in a kit that has both the water valve and icemaker, and cost almost half the price as the original. that part number is 1129313
Purchase an inexpensive temperature monitor. Check temp in freezer. Ideally, you should have from 0 degrees to 10 degrees in the freezer. The icemaker calls for water at a certain temperature. There may be an issue with the icemaker, which has a "u-shaped" heater underneath the icemaker to loosen the ice prior to dropping ice in the ice bucket. Or, there could be an issue with your freezer control assembly (typically located in the fresh food compartment). Contact an appliance service company.
If your trying to save a service call you have your work cut out for you. The ice maker is a unit that sits by itself attached to the wall or part of the freezer wall.
There are many reasons why you do not get ice and I will list them.
1- Temp of freezer got too cold and has frozen the pipe that feeds the water to fill the icemaker. check to see if the icemaker has any ice in the area that fills and makes the cubes. If the pipe is clogged, very gently put a small tipped screw driver in the fill hose that sites over the ice making row in the ice maker. Be careful you do not push your screwdriver out the back of the refer. Check to see the freezer temp is not too cold and is freezing that pipe. 0-3 degrees F is good.
2.- check to make sure your water feeding the fridge is on. There is an on off valve to allow the water to feed the icemaker when it needs to fill. This could be bad. there are reset proceedures for the fridge, but unplugging the entire frige for 1 minute and plugging it back in you can listen for the the valve to come on and see if it fills the ice maker resevoir.
3. If it fills and freezes the ice resevoir, then the sensor in the ice tray does not sense the frozen ice and will not cycle and kick cubes. At this point, unless you are super tech, you will need to replace the entire icemaker unit.
The thickness probe should be approximatly 1/4 inch off of the evaporator.Sounds like you might have loose grids on the evaporator.turn the unit off and remove the curtain.use a flash light and inspect the grids.There should not be space in between the joints,if there is the ice will freeze behind the grids and not properly release when in harvest. Also gently pull at the grids,if they pull towards you or wiggle then they are separating. I have removed one of the grids and had the unit continue to run for sometime until the evaporator could be replaced.The plating being spotty causes release issues as well.Finally check the level of the machine,front to back and side to side.Not being level will also cause release problems