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Kenmore Coldspot Ice maker is not working on our side by side refrigerator

Water is coming into the water dispenser. A few weeks ago, we noticed a clicking or a knocking sound in our ice maker, but we continued to get ice. Now we do not get ice or a clicking sound. What could wrong? How can a novice troubleshoot this?

We are having the same problem with our ice maker for a Kenmore Cold Spot, model # 57562791. We just moved in to our new home and this was the refrigerator that was left behind. Looks like it is almost 10 years old, built in 1998. The ice maker was working fine for a couple of weeks when we moved in but then started making an usually loud clicking noise and stopped making ice. After I turned it off and back on it started making ice again for about a week. However, just recently did not hear any noise and will not make anymore ice even after resetting on and off switch. We are still able to get water from the water dispenser with no problems. Any suggestions?

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  • mrwannafixit Feb 05, 2008

    Im having the same problem with my Kenmore fridge, model # 545894 side by side. I took the cap off and noticed that the pin in the center of the dial was broken. How do i replace the pin? Do I need to purchase another ice maker?

  • Anonymous Jun 01, 2008

    my issue is that water keeps dripping out the water spout (sometimes doesn't trip nad has a slow steady flow) My ice maker works fine. Any suggestions? I don't visit this forum often as this is my 1st time since I just did a search on the issue. Whoever may have an answer can you email me at

    Thanks in advance!

  • Anonymous Jun 11, 2008

    icemaker isnt working

  • Anonymous Jul 11, 2008

    Same exact problem!

  • altinola Jul 29, 2008

    I have a Kenmore Coldspot Model 106.54584400 and the ice maker is working fine but the ice is not being dispensed on the door. The water dispenser is working just fine and I do not know how to get the ice one to work. Please help me by letting me know what to do. Thanks.

  • saysomething Aug 03, 2008

    i have the same problem and have removed the icemaker. The post in the center of the white gear is broken. How do I replace the ice maker motor module.

  • mperez626 Aug 05, 2008

    Kenmore side by side not making ice

  • Anonymous Aug 07, 2008

    icemaker not working but water dispenser is

  • Anonymous Aug 31, 2008

    My ice is not making ice, what is a ice accler?

  • geraldmullen Jan 07, 2009

    Ice maker fails to produce ice. I need to know the procedure for replacing the module assembly. Kenmore model 106.54383300; side by side refrigerator.

  • icechewer Feb 12, 2009

    My Kenmore Cold Spot Model #106.56662500 has stopped making ice. It was making a clicking sound prior to not working. Water from dispenser is fine. Any suggestions and is this something minor to fix myself?

  • jmkjcote Feb 18, 2009

    I can get water but no ice is being made. Model # 59282990

  • john czajkowski May 11, 2010

    Heading above is not my problem. Mine is; the motor of ice maker is weak and needs to be replaced. I need to know HOW TO REPLACE IT. another words how to get into the old motor

  • fennell Aug 17, 2010

    Kenmore Coldspot Ice Maker Modle #106 56622500. I took ice tray out and now I cannot get it to dispense the ice. Can you help me? It was working fine until them. Everything else is still working.

    Thank You,

    B. Fennell

  • theoilmill2 Sep 06, 2010

    how to remove the bezel that covers the water

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    The refrigerator will not make ice. Ice maker is on, turned it off and then on still nothing. The ice maker knocks and makes some noise but I don't hear water filling it.



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I have a kenmore coldspot side by side model # 106.53662300.
The ice maker red light is blinking and it has made very little ice in the last 24 hours. What do you think the problem is?

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    Julie Videtich Woodson Feb 08, 2012

    I am having the same problem and there is Ice inside the maker but it is not coming out. Wonder if it is frozen and the blow dryer thing might work?


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My Kenmore was also not making ice about 2 years ago, but everything else worked. It seemed that the tube directly inside the freezer where it was filling the ice trays was frozen. My husband used a hair dryer to unthaw the tube. It's been working every since. Also, my sister had a Kenmore Elite, with the same problem but her husband didn't know what the cause. So they also tried the hair dryer, and now it works fine.

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Water is dripping out of the ice maker and into the ice holder causing ice buildup at the bottom of the ice container.

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I have a Kenmore coldspot side by side. I took the top shelf off in the freezer. Didn't have to unplug the side by side. Took the cube tray out. You can see the ice in the tray on the left side. I melted some of the ice with a hair dryer. Then I could pull out the cubes with my hands - once i started doing that the white arm with teeth started moving again - you might push it a little bit to move it along. So far there is no clicking. I read somewhere else it helps to turn your freezer a notch warmer to trick it a bit so it doesn't replicate the same problem so I'll try. Maybe the motor is weak I hope not but so far this seems to be a temporary solution.

Posted on Aug 25, 2010

This is a Whirlpool made Kenmore there fore from what your telling me about your ice maker I'm pretty sure it's the ice maker motor module. If you take the cover off the ice maker you will see a large white gear in the center is a little two headed pin to keep the gear in place, if the pin is broke or twisted in any way that is your problem and you will need a new icemaker motor module. Check first and let me know then I will tell you how to install it, it's VERY easy and only takes 15mins. Hit me up when you find out hope I helped.

Posted on Jan 24, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore Coldspot Ice maker is not working on our side by side refrigerator

Just above the tray that holds the ice cubes is a wire bar. If the bar is down, it will make ice. If the bar is up, it will stop making ice. When there is enough Ice in the tray, when the bar comes downm, it will hit the ice. If the bar is not completely down, no ice will be made.

I bet the bar is stuck, or you don't have a water supply to make ice (or it's plugged - de-ice the freezer).


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I have Kenmore Coldspot top freezer that is not making ice. I herad a clicking sound.

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