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I have an Amana fridge/freezer with an ice making machine. The ice maker has a bar to stop the making of ice, but my machine just keeps making the ice none stop. What should I do? Many thanks Ashley

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Hi!!
The ice maker is a separate unit form the fridge, if you just want to stop the ice production, and the shut off arm does not do it. Unplug the electrical connector. If you want to fix the unit, remove the 1/4" or 5/16" head fastening screws (usually 2) and remove the unit. Check the arm shut off mechanism for loose or broken components. Once you identify the broken component, click on either one of this links to locate and order the defective part. many parts look alike, so it'll be better if you have the Model no. handy. http://www.repairclinic.com/Amana-Refrigerator-Ice-Maker-Or-Components-Parts http://www.amanapartsonline.com/SingleModel.aspx?mp=270905
If you require additional assistance, just post a comment. Good Luck!!
A HELPFUL - 4 THUMBS - rating for this solution would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for using FixYa.

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