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Ice maker isn't making ice...

I noticed a few weeks ago that our ice maker wasn't producing much ice. When I tried to get ice a few days ago, I noticed there were only like 3 pieces of ice in the compartment. I checked to make sure it was switched on and the little overflow flap was down and it is. Does anyone know why it's not producing ice?

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  • tandknix Mar 05, 2008

    I noticed that their isn't a overflow flap to turn it off it is full, but the little white thing that is on the side is down. Don't know if that means anything.

  • dentguy Apr 18, 2008

    Ice maker is not producing any ice. Water is working fine, but no ice.

  • Anonymous May 05, 2008

    Second major problem with this POS fridge, First the dreaded and common circuit board failure now no ice. Water but no ice.

    Have checked the on off switch, made sure that unit is pushed all the way in and checked the white lever switch in side.

    Any one want a great deal on a slightly used fridge?

  • emsephs Jun 10, 2008

    I am having the same problem but the overflow arm is in the down position and there is no ice 20 hours after emptying the ice out to fill a cooler. The water is working fine.

  • ben-penn Oct 03, 2008

    Recent move with the fridge. Ice bin was full when we packed it up. New location, water is fine, no ice. Lever down, switch on, unit clicked in. Has made about a cup of ice in a week.



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Check the white plastic lever inside the ice box. it needs to be in the down position to make ice and is probably stuck.

Posted on May 04, 2008

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there appears to be a problem with 1. the temperature needs to be turned down to produce Ice. also is the fill tube frozen where the water goes into the ice maker sometime you have to thaw it to get the ice out of it and the reset the maker too. Let me know if this helped and if it did not don't rate and ask another question from me and I'll be galad to help. If it did would you please rate this solution please. Thanks for using FixYa.

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