When I press the lever on the outside of the door to dispense ice, I do not hear anything. Does not sound like the auger motor is trying to spin. The indicator lights on the front of the door will go out for about 2 seconds then turn back on. If I turn the light bulb on on the front of the door, and press the lever, the indicator lights do not go out. They stay on, but the light bulb dims for a few seconds then brightens back up.
Water dispenses fine. Ice maker continues to make ice ok. Do I need a new auger motor? Watching how the lichts work, and putting my ear to the refrigerator while pressing the lever, it almost acts like some sort of protection relay is activating. Once the relay resets irself everything seems ok, except that I still cannot dispense ice.
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When you press the water dispenser button, do you hear a noise like water is trying to come as usual. If so then your problem might be frozen chill water tank or failed chill water valve. If you don't hear the regular noise then the problem might be with the dispenser unit.
Open the door and hold the door switch down and try the ice
dispenser. Do you hear any thing. Take all the ice out of the bin and try.
Anything? Take the bin out and try. Anything? The motor is behind the back
cover where the bin sits. See if you get power to it using a voltmeter. If your
are, probably bad motor. If not dispenser switch.
Most of the time when this happens it is because the water line to the dispenser is frozen. Most refrigerators have a plastic tank or a large coil of plastic line located behind the food drawers and shelves in the refrigerator side. Try to locate yours and heat it up with a hair dryer to defrost it. There is two other things it could be but they are way more rare........The first is the water valve in back of the fridge, but if you hear a noise when you press the water lever on the door then it is not the water valve. The second thing is the button that the water lever presses when you want water. It is located behind the dispenser cover, but they rarely go bad. I would bet on a frozen water line.
I have the same problem with the same unit. I removed the ice tray and held the open door cut-off switch closed. I then pressed the lever to dispense ice. I hear a humm like power is getting to the motor but the motor is not turning. I hear a click like the selonid is engaging. I'm having to assume at this point it's the motor and I am going to go ahead and order a motor. I've found a motor for the unit at partselect.com for $65.54. Hope this helps you.
I have a GE Profile PSW26P Stainless Steel Side by Side refrigerator that makes plenty of ice but will not dipense when the lever is pushed. The dispenser makes not sound when engaged. What do you think the problem is.
Scorpio, remove the ice bin itself, dump the ice and see if you can move the bin auger by hand by turning the actuator in the rear. If the bin is ok, with the door open and the door switch held in see if the auger motor is turning when pressing the ice lever. If it's not turning the next logical step is to see whether the auger motor is getting voltage when calling for ice. Make sure the door switch is closed. The part number for the auger motor on the posted model is wr60x0202. Hope this gets you going..Catriver.