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Ice tray sometimes stuck when dumping off ice

The ice tray in my LG fridge usually turn sideway to dump off the ice into the ice bin when ice is ready and then water is filled into the tray again. The problem is the ice tray remain in the bent position rather than retract itself into the horizontal posisition after dumping off all the ice. It looks as if the tray is stuck twisted sideway on one end and stay horizontal on the other end. This caused water to spray over into the ice bin and sometime all over the other part of the freezer compartment. The bottom of the ice bin is frozen stiff and I have to thaw out the tray everyday. Is there something to look for in the ice tray to fix this? how does it actually work? Thanks in advance. Have LG fridge and seems like the ice is either melting and freezing together or dripping water from ice tray. I thought the same thing with the tray letting water fall into the bin, but I have taken the cover off and noticed the water is not dripping into bin. ?Freezer not cold enough. Any other thoughts.

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  • unfrozen Mar 28, 2008

    My situation is some what the same. The ice maker was not making ice and the freezer was not freezing. I noticed ice buildup coming from behind the freezer light. So I took the light cover and the cover for the element off and discovered ice had built up from the top of the element to almost the ice maker. The only obvious place for water to do this is from the ice maker As we do use the ice, for the most part the compartment stays really full. So I believe now that it was trying to turn and dispense the ice and either could not and returned up full and the water then dispensed. But as much ice that had built up it took a lot of water and time and did it with us using ice and the freezer working fine. So after removing the ice buildup and starting over the freezer is still not working properly, but the ice maker is making ice with no leaks, but I am noticing ice forming on the water dispensing tube (like a ice sickle). So I guess I have both problems.

  • hellotom Aug 09, 2008

    how do you replace the tray?

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Have a drip coming from icemaker. It then accumulates in the tray and creates an ice blob

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    ice cube tray will not fill.ice cube tray is stuck in diagonal position, will not rotate to be flat so the water will not fill tray. How do i make tray return to flat position?

  • Steve
    Steve Jul 10, 2014

    Just FYI... There is also a small push button switch on the bottom of the right side where the motor is that turns the cube tray. Push it and it will cycle the tray to empty ice then return and fill with water.

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Your icemaker tray has an update for the water flowing over the tray.  You will need to call a qualified LG technician to get it replaced.  Also, the tray is twisted because it binds itself against the hinge pin on the left side.  To stop this, spray some cooking spray oil in the left hinge pin and it should unbind itself and return to normal.

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