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Our ice maker is not working, we hear a cliking sound, it looks like there is ice cubes in the maker part but it wont dump out

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Check to see if there is ice jammed in fins. Usually when you here clicking that is the solution.

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Hi,
Here is a tip that I wrote about the reasons why ice makers do not work.

Ice Maker Problems and Ice Maker Troubleshooting

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