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Motor noise and flashing light

The icemaker wont drop ice and it has a loud hum plus the light in the door flashes. It does make ice but we are afraid the motor is going to burn up. We have switched off the icemaker but it still hums and flashes. Any thoughts on what could be happening?

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The problem you may be having is an ice build up. Defrost the unit and take out the back wall of the freezer. Cut the insulation off as in the picture and it will solve the problem. What happens is a little bit of water gets trapped and then over time it becomes a massive ice ball that can block the fan. First you hear the ticking noise and then you get ER FF error.
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