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Ice maker was frozen & we used a hair dryer to defrost and now it

Ice maker was frozen and we used a hair dryer to defrost and now it doesn't make ice. What can we do?

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If there were ice cubes in the ice machine and it was doing nothing, then the ice maker is bad and you will need a replacement. This happens unfortunately. It is nothing that you did with the hair dryer tho. If I have misunderstood the problem I will gladly help further pending more information :) gl!

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