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ICEMAKER WIRE SENSOR DOES NOT DESCEND

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  • MOKUM Jun 16, 2008

    it makes ice for awhile, then quits. The wire sensor does not descend properly in response to an absence of ice

  • Andrew Lauder May 11, 2010

    can you elaborate on the problem that you are currently having

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Try pressing the button used for determining the size of cube for 5 seconds or so, this will put it into test mode, it should then automatically go through the cycle. It may be the motor is slipping, I have heard of the arm getting some water on it and freezing in place before. When in test mode see if the water is overspraying onto the arm. Try closing the water valve a little to reduce the water pressure or changing the size of the cube to see if that makes a difference. A tricky one for sure.
Let me know if that helps any.
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