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Ice crusher not working on Maytag side by side

The cube function works but not crushed. Water dispenser also works great. Model # MZD2766GEQ

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  • drmj May 11, 2008

    Our icemaker only crushes ice and doesn;t make cube. Ideas on how to fix?

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Master_Tech
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SOURCE: The crusher function on ice

pull the bucket and check the solenoid on the back wall this is what shifts the bucket to crushed and cubed

Posted on Aug 01, 2008

Maytag317
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SOURCE: Ice crusher don't work

Hi, It sounds like the selonoid that shifts the auger is not working. This part is located behind the panel that the bucket pushes against. The little wire arm on the bucket goes into this. Sometimes they just get froze up from the moister. If you remove the panel/section the selonoid is in, you can see if the part has went bad.
I hope this helps you. Please let me know If I can assist you further.

Vic

Posted on May 23, 2009

SOURCE: Not dispensing ice cubes, only crushed

Yup, do like I did. Clean the caddie of all ice cubes. Place a large water catching tray under the door, and run hot water from the inside where the the caddie holds the ice. You will see large chunks of ice that was freezing up your cube maker. After a couple of glasses of hot water pouring through the caddie, it will defrost and the frozen part will be released. Take off the caddie, and run water through it from your sink. Clearing all ice debris. Replace the caddie. Do not use for 24 hours, and it should run beautifully. Mine did that before it froze up and I cleaned it. You should probably take the caddie off every couple of months and run water through it to keep it clean of frozen debris, make sure its dried off well and put it back, wait overnight. and it should be ok.
This is what I did, hope it helps.

Posted on May 31, 2009

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