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Sub Zero 532 Freezer Not Making Ice

Our Sub Zero Freezer has quit making ice. On average every 20 minutes I also hear a clunking noise come from the freezer. I've taken out the ice tray, looked at the bulb and ice unit, but not see anything that looked out of the ordinary. Of course I don't really know what I should be looking for. Please help...

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  • Anonymous Feb 06, 2008

    I'm having the same problem that my Sub-Zero 532 ice maker is not making ice but I hear a clunking noice every 1/2 hr.

    What's the solution?

  • carla4 Feb 07, 2008

    I have checked that the water valve is not frozen. I too hear the noise every 20 minutes or so (the ice holder is empty).

  • Anonymous Feb 07, 2008

    ice maker not working, and freezer not keeping cold....sub-zero model 532

    called repair service $900.OO for repairs



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These all sound like there is no water coming into the ice trays. The main water valve where the water feed line comes into the unit is probably plugged or not working at all. The solinoid may not be opening the valve..If you can operate a voltohm meter then test the solinoid coil to see that it is good by seeing an ohm reading below 1000 ohms. Also if you are crafty enough you could unplug the wires from it and connect 110vac directly to the solinoid coil to see if it clicks and lets water run in.. Also be sure the water is coming to the solinoid...If water is coming to it and the solinoid is letting water go through when fed directly with 110vac the problem is in the control circuit that operates the ice maker.
That problem would be on the Ice maker itself...

Posted on Feb 15, 2008

  • ed nadeau May 16, 2013

    where is the water valve



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