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Ice Maker on/off switch has blinking red light, will not produce ice. Manual no help

The manual doesn't tell me anything about that blinking red light at the icemaker on/off switch. It's not producing ice, the water line isn't frozen, the freezer is good and cold, there is no ice jammed in the storage bin or dispenser parts. Help! We didn't recently remove a lot of ice the ice make just stopped working. Water works in door freezer is the right temperature what is an easy fix for this?

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  • Anonymous Mar 04, 2008

    I have the same problem. The ice maker isn't making ice and the red light is flashing. I can't find an explanation.

  • Jim Boyer Mar 08, 2008

    I have the same problem, no ice is being made, water is working, nothing

    is clogged or frozen?

  • Chromegypzy Jul 31, 2008



    posted by disder2000 on Feb 13, 2008
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    Everything disder2000 posted is exactly my problem.



    The manual doesn't tell me anything about that blinking red light at the icemaker on/off switch. It's not producing ice, the water line isn't frozen, the freezer is good and cold, there is no ice jammed in the storage bin or dispenser parts. Help!
    We didn't recently remove a lot of ice the ice make just stopped working. Water works in door freezer is the right temperature what is an easy fix for this?

  • pinksam Aug 28, 2008

    same problem

  • Anonymous Sep 08, 2008

    We, too, are having exactly the same problem as 'disder2000'. Tomorrow morning we will call for service to at least isolate the problem, then decide whether we do it ourselves or hire it out. Will check back for more suggestions and will add a repair comment when complete. Thanks!

  • jeffandlanet Sep 27, 2008




    icemaker is not producing ice


  • jill2071 Dec 19, 2008

    did anyone ever find out what was causing the ice make to

    stop producing ice??

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    I have the same problem and would love to know the fix. Thanks.

  • Anonymous Apr 10, 2009

    Same exact problem here too. ????? any thoughts?

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Take off the bottom black cover. flip it so that you are looking at the insideof this piece. Within the little cracks there are additional manuals including how to test the lite panel on ice maker. this piece of paper is a creame color.

Posted on Sep 11, 2008

You have a better chance of finding out that the problem is a broken moduele. The fingers that grab the ice and rotate it out they should be resting at the 2 oclock posotion. If stuck in any other posotion its broken. It's expensive but not hard to do. If you had a bad soloniod you would either have a frozen tube or a block of ice at the top

Posted on Sep 01, 2008

This light is flashing because the door is open and the ice maker beam is blocked. When you close the door (or simulate closing the door by pushing back the plastic sensor that is blocking the beam), the light will stop flashing. So turning the switch on and off is not the issue. It is likely a blocked line or an solenoid thread.

Posted on Aug 16, 2008

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Try flipping the switch i think that light should be green

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