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I have a maytag side-by-side refridge and the ice maker continues to run.is there a quick fix for this problem? the dispensing auger continues to spin negating my ability to use the ice maker.

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Hi,

When was the last time you cleaned it?

What happens with these is the plate that freezes the water gets dirty.
Then the sheet of ice does not slide all the way off to the grid to be cut into cubes.

The sheet of ice makes a bridge between the plate that makes the ice and the grid that cuts the ice.

The water then starts to run across this bridge of ice instead of through the pump like it should be and that is were you are getting the sucking sound.

I would read the instructions for cleaning the ice maker and run a bottle or two of ice machine cleaner though it.

Take care.


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