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Clump of ice in bucket

After we changed the water line filter for the ice maker, we started seeing clumps of ice cubes in the back of the ice bucket. It appears that the rear cubes are slightly melting then refreezing. All the other cubes are fine. Any ideas?

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  • Frosty Dave Jan 30, 2008

    Multiple times a day. We usually have to remake ice every two-three days. If we don't clean out the rear cubes, the pile of cubes continues to grow! (Possible sci-fi movie plot?)

    The one thing I haven't done is totally empty the ice bucket, then tell it to make ice, then wait to hear it drop the cubes in the bucket, then see the condition of the rear cubes. I'm not usually around enough to do that.

    Thanks for any thoughts on this.

  • Gary Davd
    Gary Davd May 11, 2010

    How often do you get ice out of it??



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That means that the evaporator fan system that releases the the ice cubes is not working as it should.

The evaporator fan and heating system must be checked, and fan, or solenoid, or element must be replaced.

Use the number listed on the owner manual if you want to call a technician.

Enter model number on this website to find schematics and replacement parts.

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sounds like your just might not be using enough ice and they are defrosting and clumping together.figure your pulling ice from front of bucket the the backs hardly get used espescially in winter your not using as much ice. or ice maker is slightly over flilling water and dripping over rear of unit

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