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My freezer dosen't make ice any more. What would cause that ?

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Not cooling and making ice


Ice is made when freezer temperature is cold. Freezer and refrigirator will not cool if iced up on back wall. Your defrost system failed, causing frost buildup on the coils and restricting airflow and heat transfer. Most likely cause is a defective defrost timer that is not advancing into defrost (2-3 times every 24 hours). Defrost system comprise Timer, Heater, and Thermostat. You need the tools to diagnose the cause or just try one by one to replace the parts. Other choice is to call a tech. The freezer must be defrosted one time manually to remove the long accumulated frost.

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Icemaker keeps sending out cubes after let go of switch. Had to lock it off. Now inside of freezer is icing up.


Please check if the freezer door gasket is sealed properly.
By switch do you mean the lever on the front of the door.
Check also the small door where the ice cubes go threw. Make sure it is closed.

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Ice accumulates on the bottom of the frezzer


if frost free freezer then maybe drain tube plugged up with ice.defrost freezer and restart (unplug till ice melts)or drain hose is dirt plugged

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Freezer ices up on back wall and dosen't stay cold .stops making ice and refrigerator starts to warm up. If I unplug deice unit it works fine for two or thee months befor it freezes back up and...


If your unit is frost free, then you have a defrost circuit failure, which is made up of the defrost heater, defrost thermostat and defrost timer. The defrost heater and defrost thermostat are located in the freezer compartment next to the evaporator coil and can be checked with an ohmmeter (anything except an open is good). The defrost timer is usually located in the free food side or in the compressor compartment.

Suggest you go to the www.searspartsdirect.com website and insert the model number off the equipment id tag on your unit and find the parts.

Aug 16, 2011 | Refrigerators

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The ice tray dosen't fill with water.


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is a multi-solution answer since I don't have all the tech from your question to pinpoint your problem
But the solution is in here generically, if you read and study the solutions very,very carefully.
Check Temp inside freezer. It has to be down to about 10 or 15 degrees
This can cause slow ice making if its too high even tho its freezing everything else at 25 degrees
The ref. temp should be about 33-35
The Freezer temp should be 0 to 10 Any thing below these temps is overkill and a waste of elect
The higher the number you turn it up to is the coldest
The icemaker is 110v
See if water is in icemaker.
Pour water in Ice Maker and wait to see if it ejects.
If it ejects thenyou need to replace water valve in rear bottom of fridge(Its the part that
attaches to water line out of wall)
If it doesn't eject then it is a faulty Ice Maker.
If its leaking or no water at icemaker or door either one, then the valve at the rear bottom of ref needs replacing
First I would check the fan in the freezer. Listen to see if it is running
It moves air to the ref from the freezer
Then check to see if freezer control is turned WARMER, which makes the Ref. colder
Also if it is getting drinking water to the door but not to the icemaker (or vice versa) Then you need to replace
the water valve at the bottom rear of the fridge. It is a double valve and one side is not working
Also this might be a common Defrost problem, Ice
is not being melted by the defrost system.The fan can't blow through the coils into the fridge.
Take out back panel of freezer to check for ice buildup. The coils should be clean.
There are three components to a defrost system- a heater,heater thermostat, and a timer unless you have a defrost electronic card.
Its best handled by a Technician but you could possibly do it by taking your model number to the nearest appliance parts store and asking for the parts. They are mostly located in freezer ,behind back panel on freezer coils.except the card which is usually located in ref The parts store will have info
Also check fan undernearh Ref in the rear
Clean condenser coils underneath
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My freezer didn't have ice on the shelves until


Most likely cause is a door being left ajar or gaskets not seating. If the ice looks like snow, that is your issue.

Jun 25, 2011 | Kenmore Freezer 20.6 cu. ft. Upright...

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Ice maker quit working and is causing ice build up on the back of the freezer


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May 20, 2010 | Whirlpool 25.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side...

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Refrigerator isn't very cold- drinks are just slightly chilled


Usually caused by failure of defrost system, Air ports from freezer to fridge blocked by ice

This can be caused by the drain hole below freezer coil being blocked by ice. You MUST remove all ice in drain under freezer coil. Use turkey baster to squirt hot water into hole and use hairdryer to defrost. Possible defrost thermostat is defective. Unit never goes into defrost, ice forms on coil and in floor of freezer. After defrosting may work OK for a week or two but gradually gets warmer because ice is blocking ports where cool air gets to refrig. May also have water in refrig box. Can also be caused by defective defrost timer.

Aug 23, 2009 | Whirlpool Refrigerators

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Whirlpool side by side (106.56692501). Refrig was not cooling but freezer is. Freezer is slowly heating up though. Unit is still running. It just isn't blowing air into the refrigerator.


You have ice in freezer fins. You need to remove back panel inside of freezer, melt all the ice replace panel, plug refridge back in. The ice causes bad airflow to the refridge side, causing to heat up.

Jul 20, 2009 | Whirlpool 25.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side...

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Ice build-up


Defected DEFROST HEATER can cause frost build up on the panel at the back of the freezer,and freezer stop cooling and ice frozen on unit so air could not flow to refrigerator side.Water will coming out caused of unbalanced freezing,and causing the flooding of water in the floor. You must change this defroster heater assembly so it will works normal again..


Hope this may help;

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