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Ice maker We have a Kenmore Cold Spot side by side model number 106.56586501 the ice maker has frozen up at the nozzel that comes in through the back of the freezer. How can we fix this?

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The water line could be frozen. Take a hair dryer and heat up the tube where the water enters the ice maker. MAke sure it doesn't get to hot and start melting the plastic,

Posted on Feb 02, 2008

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hi thanks for the question if the ice cubes are formed in the tray nicely then you need a new ice maker if the whole ice tray is a smooth sheet of ice the freezer might not be cold enough empty out the ice manually ant try again &lower the freezer temp thanke the appliance doc

Posted on Sep 17, 2008

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Check to make sure you freezer is at 0 to 5 degrees. If it is not the water valve to the ice maker will not even open.

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

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water valve or icemaker or make sure freezer is freezing check see if you have frost build up

Posted on Apr 07, 2009

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SOURCE: 2000 Amana BX21Vl fridge: ice maker and freezer not working.

5 reasons for fridge and/or freezer getting warm: 1- the evaporator coils are icing up and won?t let air circulate. 2- the evaporator fan is not working to circulate air. 3- there is no refrigerant in the system. 4- no power to fridge or compressor. 5- the condenser coils have no air circulation check under the fridge behind the vent. if it is too dusty or the fan isn?t working, it is not getting enough airflow to cool down. replace fan and/or vacuum out the dust. if there is no power to the fridge, the light will be off. if the compressor is not running, there is a defrost timer that cuts the power temporarily to the compressor to melt ice on the coils. it?s located under the fridge behind the bottom vent. If the timer is off and the compressor is not going, the compressor or the main board is bad and needs replacing. there is also a temperature sensor on the evaporator coils that tells the defrost coil to turn on and when to turn off. if the defrost timer is on but the coil is not heating up, replace the sensor. if it still won?t heat up, it?s the timer or the coil. the easiest way to tell if there is no refrigerant- the freezer wall is warm and the compressor is loud. if there is no refrigerant, it may be more cost effective to replace the fridge. if you feel no air coming from the freezer vent, the fan needs replacing. If you feel air moving in the freezer but not the fridge, the channel from freezer to fridge is blocked. if the freezer has air and the rear freezer wall has frost on it, the evaporator coils are iced up and need defrosting. causes: 1. low refrigerant 2. no fan 3. too much humid air in fridge/freezer due to door open or bad door seals 4. the condensate drain tube is clogged if the seal around the door is ripped or not completely sealing, or there is condensation at the bottom or the walls of the fridge, replace the seal(s). no air, no fan. Replace if the refrigerant is low, it just needs a top off. but you need to be certified by the epa to move refrigerant, so get a professional. defrost solutions: unplug the fridge. remove the wall of the freezer that is frosted/icing up. use a hair dryer to melt the ice. do not get too close. you will see a drain under the evaporator coil. make sure it is not blocked. the water should run freely to a condensate pan under the fridge that evaporates the condensation with the hot line from the compressor. once the coil is free of ice, frost, and water, replace the panel and repair any of the problems that caused the icing up. plug the fridge in and turn it on. If it frosts up within a week, there is still an issue that not been taken care of. after the freezer freezes again, your ice maker will work again.

Posted on Aug 28, 2009

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these have to be in correctly to lock back in and allow the unit to function. Try removing the bin again and be sure there isn't any small pieces of ice trapped anywhere. Also make sure there aren't any broken pieces from the bin. Hope this helps. Good luck.

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That sounds like a frozen over water fill tube due to a leaking water control valve. You may need to pull the ice maker out to see it but what you described is what happens when this happens. If frozen over the water will still come out on some models because there is a split in the top of the fill tube. Or something needs corrected on the amount of water time is OK for your ice maker. let me see if I can find the service manual for your model Be back soon Sea Breeze

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Try using an hairdryer or defrosting the unit completely , this often get rid of blockage caused by frozen lines fixing the problem.

The water lines can also be unblocked from dirt using a thin flexible shaft. This after defrosting.

If all that does not fix the problem, then you may need to replace the water valve, the icemaker solenoid, or the whole icemaker assembly.

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